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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  

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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 August - 05.  

1461  Alexander Jagiellon, Grand Duke of Lithuania (d. 1506) was born on this day in history.  

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

1604  On August - 05 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 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  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  Dirk VI, Count of Holland, dies on August - 05.  

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

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

1579  Death of Stanislaus Hosius, Polish Catholic cardinal (b. 1504) on August - 05.  

1610  Death of Alonso García de Ramón, Spanish soldier and twice Royal Governor of Chile on this day in history.  

1644  J Henry Alting, theologist (Statenvertaling), dies at 61 on this day in history.  

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