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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  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 05

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1301  On this day in history birth of edmund of Woodstock, 1st Earl of Kent, English politician (d. 1330)  

1397  On this day in history birth of guillaume Dufay, Franco-Flemish composer and theorist (d. 1474)  

1461  Alexander Jagiellon, Grand Duke of Lithuania (d. 1506) was born on August - 05.  

1540  Joseph Justice Scaliger, proposed Julian dating was born on this day in history.  

1604  On this day in history birth of john Eliot, "Apostle to Indians," Bible translator, baptized  

1607  Philipp Friedrich Boddecker, composer was born on August - 05.  

1623  Antonio Cesti, composer was born on August - 05.  

1624  On August - 05 birth of william, Jamestown Va, 1st black child born in English America  

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Famous Deaths In August - 05

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0882  On August - 05 death of king Louis III of France (b. 863)  

1063  Death of Gruffydd ap Llywelyn, King of Gwynedd on August - 05.  

1157  On August - 05 dirk VI, Count of Holland, dies  

1364  Death of Emperor Kogon of Japan (b. 1313) on August - 05.  

1572  Death of Isaac Luria, Palestinian-born Kabbalist (b. 1534) on August - 05.  

1579  Death of Stanislaus Hosius, Polish Catholic cardinal (b. 1504) on this day in history.  

1610  On August - 05 death of alonso García de Ramón, Spanish soldier and twice Royal Governor of Chile  

1644  J Henry Alting, theologist (Statenvertaling), dies at 61 on August - 05.  

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