Historical Events In August - 05
Tuesday, 14 July 2020
0135 On August - 05 betar last outpost of Bar Kochba falls to Rome
0642 Battle of Maserfield on August - 05.
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 August - 05 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 On this day in history dirk VI, Count of Holland, dies
1264 On August - 05 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 August - 05.
1388 On this day in history battle of Otterburn, a border skirmish between the Scottish and the English in Northern England.
1391 Castilian sailors fire attack Jewish ghetto of Barcelona, 100's killed on this day in history.
1399 Battle at Worskla: Tataren beat Russians & Litouwers on this day in history.
1420 On August - 05 duke John VI of Bavaria visits "Christ's bride"/virgin Liduina
1435 On August - 05 battle at Ponza: king Alfonso V of Aragon captured by Genuezen
1540 On August - 05 joseph Justice Scaliger, proposed Julian dating
1543 On August - 05 french & Turkish troops occupy Nice
1583 Gilbert claims Newfoundland (1st English colony in North America) on this day in history.
1587 On this day in history spanish troops conquer Lock
1604 On this day in history john Eliot, "Apostle to Indians," Bible translator, baptized
1607 On this day in history philipp Friedrich Boddecker, composer
1610 On this day in history alonso García de Ramón, Spanish soldier and twice Royal Governor of Chile
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 this day in history j Henry Alting, theologist (Statenvertaling), dies at 61
1654 On this day in history french troops occupy Stenay
1666 English fleet beats Dutch under Michiel the Ruyter on this day in history.
1667 State of Holland obtain Eternal Edict on August - 05.
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 August - 05.
1689 1,500 Iroquois attack the village of Lachine, in New France on August - 05.
1694 On this day in history leonardo Ortensio Salvatore de Leo, composer
1711 On this day in history johan Lulofs, Dutch physicist/philosopher/astronomer
1716 On this day in history battle at Peterwardein: Eugenius van Savoye beats Turks
1745 On August - 05 skirmish at Laggan: Glengarry beats Royal Scots