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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  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 05

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1301  Edmund of Woodstock, 1st Earl of Kent, English politician (d. 1330) was born on this day in history.  

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

1461  On August - 05 birth of alexander Jagiellon, Grand Duke of Lithuania (d. 1506)  

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

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

1607  Philipp Friedrich Boddecker, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

1624  On this day in history 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  Death of King Louis III of France (b. 863) on August - 05.  

1063  On this day in history death of gruffydd ap Llywelyn, King of Gwynedd  

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

1364  Death of Emperor Kogon of Japan (b. 1313) on this day in history.  

1572  On August - 05 death of isaac Luria, Palestinian-born Kabbalist (b. 1534)  

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

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

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

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