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Historical Events In August - 07

Sunday, 29 November 2020

0317  On this day in history flavius Julius Constantius II, Emperor Egypt/Byzantine/Rome (337-61)  

0479  On August - 07 emperor Yūryaku of Japan  

0626  On August - 07 battle at Constantinople: Slavic/Persians/Avarenvloot defeated  

0768  Stephen III begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.  

0768  Stephen III [IV] begins his reign as Catholic Pope on August - 07.  

0936  On August - 07 otto I the Great becomes King of Germany  

1033  Frederick II, duke of Upper Lorraine on August - 07.  

1106  On August - 07 henry IV, Roman German king/emperor (1056/84-1105), dies at 54  

1409  Council of Pisa closes on this day in history.  

1461  On this day in history the Ming Dynasty Chinese military general Cao Qin stages a coup against the Tianshun Emperor.  

1479  Battle of Guinegate: Emperor Maximilian I vs King Louis XI on August - 07.  

1485  Henry (VII) Tudors army lands in Milford Harbor, South-Wales on this day in history.  

1485  On this day in history alexander Stewart, 1st Duke of Albany, Scottish prince  

1498  Columbus arrives in Caribbean on August - 07.  

1547  On this day in history cajetanus van Thiene, Italian saint, dies  

1573  Francis Drakes fleet returns to Plymouth on this day in history.  

1575  On August - 07 spanish troops conquer Oudewater, almost all inhabitants died  

1588  On this day in history -8] English assault on Spanish Armada  

1598  On August - 07 georg Stiernhielm, "father of Swedish poetry" (Hercules)  

1606  On August - 07 the first documented performance of Macbeth performed at the Great Hall at Hampton Court.  

1609  On August - 07 eustache du Caurroy, composer, dies at 60  

1616  Vincenzo Scamozzi, Ital architect (Procurazie Nuove, Venice), dies on August - 07.  

1620  Kepler's mother arrested for witchcraft on August - 07.  

1657  Robert Blake, English admiral (Dover, Dungeness), dies at about 57 on August - 07.  

1710  On this day in history earl van Godolphin resigns as English minister of Finance  

1712  Friederich Wilhelm Zachow, composer, dies at 48 on this day in history.  

1714  The Battle of Gangut: the first important victory of the Russian Navy on this day in history.  

1742  Nathanael Greene, American Revoluntionary War General on August - 07.  

1746  On August - 07 daniel W Wyttenbach, Dutch classical/historian  

1750  On this day in history slave uprising on Curacao  

1751  Wilhelmina FS, princess of Prussia/Orange/wife of Willem V on this day in history.  

1760  On this day in history ft Loudon, Tennessee surrenders to Cherokee Indians  

1779  On this day in history carl Ritter, cofounder of modern science of geography  

1782  Badge of US Military Merit (Purple Heart) established by George Washington on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 07

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1282  On this day in history birth of princess Elizabeth of Rhuddlan (d. 1316)  

1533  On August - 07 birth of alonso de Ercilla y Zúñiga, Basque soldier and poet (d. 1595)  

1560  Elizabeth Báthory, Hungarian countess and serial killer (d. 1614) was born on August - 07.  

1574  Robert Dudley, styled Earl of Warwick, English writer (d. 1649) was born on August - 07.  

1598  Georg Stiernhielm, "father of Swedish poetry" (Hercules) was born on this day in history.  

1726  James Bowdoin, American Revolutionary leader and politician (d. 1790) was born on this day in history.  

1742  Nathanael Greene, American Revoluntionary War General was born on August - 07.  

1746  Daniel W Wyttenbach, Dutch classical/historian was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In August - 07

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0461  Death of Majorian, Roman Emperor (assassinated) (b. 420) on this day in history.  

0479  On this day in history death of emperor Yūryaku of Japan  

1033  On this day in history death of frederick II, duke of Upper Lorraine  

1106  On this day in history henry IV, Roman German king/emperor (1056/84-1105), dies at 54  

1485  Death of Alexander Stewart, 1st Duke of Albany, Scottish prince on this day in history.  

1547  On August - 07 cajetanus van Thiene, Italian saint, dies  

1609  On this day in history eustache du Caurroy, composer, dies at 60  

1613  On this day in history death of thomas Fleming, English judge (b. 1544)  

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