Historical Events In August - 05
Thursday, 04 March 2021
0135 On August - 05 betar last outpost of Bar Kochba falls to Rome
0642 On this day in history battle of Maserfield
0882 France's Louis III dies at St Denis August 5 at age 19, and his brother Carloman becomes sole king on August - 05.
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 On this day in history gruffydd ap Llywelyn, King of Gwynedd
1071 Emperor Romanos IV Diogenes captured/Islam advances through Europe on this day in history.
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 William Wallace, who led Scottish resistance to England, is captured by the English near Glasgow and transported to London for trial and execution on this day in history.
1388 Battle of Otterburn, a border skirmish between the Scottish and the English in Northern England on this day in history.
1391 On this day in history castilian sailors fire attack Jewish ghetto of Barcelona, 100's killed
1399 Battle at Worskla: Tataren beat Russians & Litouwers on this day in history.
1420 Duke John VI of Bavaria visits "Christ's bride"/virgin Liduina on August - 05.
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 On August - 05 french & Turkish troops occupy Nice
1583 Gilbert claims Newfoundland (1st English colony in North America) on August - 05.
1587 Spanish troops conquer Lock on August - 05.
1604 On August - 05 john Eliot, "Apostle to Indians," Bible translator, baptized
1607 On this day in history philipp Friedrich Boddecker, composer
1610 On August - 05 alonso García de Ramón, Spanish soldier and twice Royal Governor of Chile
1623 Antonio Cesti, composer on this day in history.
1624 On this day in history william, Jamestown Va, 1st black child born in English America
1644 J Henry Alting, theologist (Statenvertaling), dies at 61 on this day in history.
1654 French troops occupy Stenay on August - 05.
1666 English fleet beats Dutch under Michiel the Ruyter on this day in history.
1667 On this day in history state of Holland obtain Eternal Edict
1689 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 on this day in history.
1689 On August - 05 1,500 Iroquois attack the village of Lachine, in New France.
1694 Leonardo Ortensio Salvatore de Leo, composer on August - 05.
1711 On this day in history johan Lulofs, Dutch physicist/philosopher/astronomer
1716 On August - 05 battle at Peterwardein: Eugenius van Savoye beats Turks
1745 On August - 05 skirmish at Laggan: Glengarry beats Royal Scots