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Historical Events In August - 05

Wednesday, 10 August 2022

0135  Betar last outpost of Bar Kochba falls to Rome on this day in history.  

0642  Battle of Maserfield on August - 05.  

0882  On August - 05 france's Louis III dies at St Denis August 5 at age 19, and his brother Carloman becomes sole king  

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 August - 05 henry I is crowned King of England in Westminster Abbey.  

1157  On this day in history dirk VI, Count of Holland, dies  

1264  Anti-Jewish riots break out in Arnstadt Germany on August - 05.  

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 August - 05 battle of Otterburn, a border skirmish between the Scottish and the English in Northern England.  

1391  On August - 05 castilian sailors fire attack Jewish ghetto of Barcelona, 100's killed  

1399  Battle at Worskla: Tataren beat Russians & Litouwers on August - 05.  

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 this day in history joseph Justice Scaliger, proposed Julian dating  

1543  On August - 05 french & Turkish troops occupy Nice  

1583  On this day in history gilbert claims Newfoundland (1st English colony in North America)  

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  Philipp Friedrich Boddecker, composer on August - 05.  

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 this day in history.  

1644  On August - 05 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  On this day in history state of Holland obtain Eternal Edict  

1689  On this day in history 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  On August - 05 1,500 Iroquois attack the village of Lachine, in New France.  

1694  Leonardo Ortensio Salvatore de Leo, composer on this day in history.  

1711  On August - 05 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  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  On August - 05 birth of philipp Friedrich Boddecker, composer  

1623  Antonio Cesti, composer was born on this day in history.  

1624  William, Jamestown Va, 1st black child born in English America was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In August - 05

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0882  On August - 05 death of king Louis III of France (b. 863)  

1063  Death of Gruffydd ap Llywelyn, King of Gwynedd on August - 05.  

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

1364  On this day in history death of emperor Kogon of Japan (b. 1313)  

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 August - 05.  

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