Historical Events In August - 05
Sunday, 16 May 2021
0135 Betar last outpost of Bar Kochba falls to Rome on this day in history.
0642 On August - 05 battle of Maserfield
0882 On this day in history france's Louis III dies at St Denis August 5 at age 19, and his brother Carloman becomes sole king
0910 On this day in history the last major Viking army to raid England is defeated at the Battle of Tettenhall by the allied forces of Mercia and Wessex, led by King Edward and Earl Aethelred.
1063 Gruffydd ap Llywelyn, King of Gwynedd on this day in history.
1071 On this day in history emperor Romanos IV Diogenes captured/Islam advances through Europe
1100 On this day in history henry I is crowned King of England in Westminster Abbey.
1157 Dirk VI, Count of Holland, dies on August - 05.
1264 On this day in history anti-Jewish riots break out in Arnstadt Germany
1305 On this day in history william Wallace, who led Scottish resistance to England, is captured by the English near Glasgow and transported to London for trial and execution.
1388 Battle of Otterburn, a border skirmish between the Scottish and the English in Northern England on this day in history.
1391 Castilian sailors fire attack Jewish ghetto of Barcelona, 100's killed on this day in history.
1399 On this day in history battle at Worskla: Tataren beat Russians & Litouwers
1420 Duke John VI of Bavaria visits "Christ's bride"/virgin Liduina on this day in history.
1435 Battle at Ponza: king Alfonso V of Aragon captured by Genuezen on August - 05.
1540 Joseph Justice Scaliger, proposed Julian dating on this day in history.
1543 French & Turkish troops occupy Nice on August - 05.
1583 Gilbert claims Newfoundland (1st English colony in North America) on August - 05.
1587 On August - 05 spanish troops conquer Lock
1604 John Eliot, "Apostle to Indians," Bible translator, baptized on this day in history.
1607 On August - 05 philipp Friedrich Boddecker, composer
1610 Alonso García de Ramón, Spanish soldier and twice Royal Governor of Chile on this day in history.
1623 On this day in history antonio Cesti, composer
1624 William, Jamestown Va, 1st black child born in English America on this day in history.
1644 On August - 05 j Henry Alting, theologist (Statenvertaling), dies at 61
1654 On this day in history french troops occupy Stenay
1666 On this day in history english fleet beats Dutch under Michiel the Ruyter
1667 State of Holland obtain Eternal Edict on August - 05.
1689 On this day in history a band of 1,500 Iroquois surround the village of Lachine, Quebec during a violent thunderstorm and set fire to the houses; they then massacre 24 inhabitants and kidnap 90; 42 of the 90 are never seen again; they also kill about 200 more settlers and capture 100 in raids in the vicinity.
1689 On August - 05 1,500 Iroquois attack the village of Lachine, in New France.
1694 Leonardo Ortensio Salvatore de Leo, composer on this day in history.
1711 Johan Lulofs, Dutch physicist/philosopher/astronomer on this day in history.
1716 Battle at Peterwardein: Eugenius van Savoye beats Turks on this day in history.
1745 On this day in history skirmish at Laggan: Glengarry beats Royal Scots