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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  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 05

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1301  On August - 05 birth of edmund of Woodstock, 1st Earl of Kent, English politician (d. 1330)  

1397  Guillaume Dufay, Franco-Flemish composer and theorist (d. 1474) was born on this day in history.  

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

1540  On August - 05 birth of joseph Justice Scaliger, proposed Julian dating  

1604  John Eliot, "Apostle to Indians," Bible translator, baptized was born on this day in history.  

1607  On August - 05 birth of philipp Friedrich Boddecker, composer  

1623  On August - 05 birth of antonio Cesti, composer  

1624  William, Jamestown Va, 1st black child born in English America was born on August - 05.  

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Famous Deaths In August - 05

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0882  Death of King Louis III of France (b. 863) on August - 05.  

1063  On August - 05 death of gruffydd ap Llywelyn, King of Gwynedd  

1157  Dirk VI, Count of Holland, dies on August - 05.  

1364  On August - 05 death of emperor Kogon of Japan (b. 1313)  

1572  On this day in history death of isaac Luria, Palestinian-born Kabbalist (b. 1534)  

1579  On August - 05 death of stanislaus Hosius, Polish Catholic cardinal (b. 1504)  

1610  Death of Alonso García de Ramón, Spanish soldier and twice Royal Governor of Chile on August - 05.  

1644  On August - 05 j Henry Alting, theologist (Statenvertaling), dies at 61  

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