Historical Events In August - 05
Wednesday, 30 September 2020
0135 On this day in history betar last outpost of Bar Kochba falls to Rome
0642 On this day in history 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 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 on this day in history.
1063 On this day in history gruffydd ap Llywelyn, King of Gwynedd
1071 On August - 05 emperor Romanos IV Diogenes captured/Islam advances through Europe
1100 On August - 05 henry I is crowned King of England in Westminster Abbey.
1157 Dirk VI, Count of Holland, dies on this day in history.
1264 Anti-Jewish riots break out in Arnstadt Germany on this day in history.
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 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 August - 05.
1399 Battle at Worskla: Tataren beat Russians & Litouwers on this day in history.
1420 On this day in history duke John VI of Bavaria visits "Christ's bride"/virgin Liduina
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 Spanish troops conquer Lock on this day in history.
1604 John Eliot, "Apostle to Indians," Bible translator, baptized on this day in history.
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 Antonio Cesti, composer on August - 05.
1624 William, Jamestown Va, 1st black child born in English America on August - 05.
1644 On this day in history j Henry Alting, theologist (Statenvertaling), dies at 61
1654 French troops occupy Stenay on this day in history.
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 On August - 05 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 1,500 Iroquois attack the village of Lachine, in New France on August - 05.
1694 On August - 05 leonardo Ortensio Salvatore de Leo, composer
1711 Johan Lulofs, Dutch physicist/philosopher/astronomer on August - 05.
1716 On August - 05 battle at Peterwardein: Eugenius van Savoye beats Turks
1745 On August - 05 skirmish at Laggan: Glengarry beats Royal Scots