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Historical Events In August - 07

Monday, 24 January 2022

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  Battle at Constantinople: Slavic/Persians/Avarenvloot defeated on this day in history.  

0768  On August - 07 stephen III begins his reign as Catholic Pope  

0768  On this day in history stephen III [IV] begins his reign as Catholic Pope  

0936  Otto I the Great becomes King of Germany on this day in history.  

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

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

1409  Council of Pisa closes on August - 07.  

1461  On August - 07 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 this day in history.  

1485  On August - 07 henry (VII) Tudors army lands in Milford Harbor, South-Wales  

1485  Alexander Stewart, 1st Duke of Albany, Scottish prince on August - 07.  

1498  Columbus arrives in Caribbean on August - 07.  

1547  Cajetanus van Thiene, Italian saint, dies on August - 07.  

1573  On August - 07 francis Drakes fleet returns to Plymouth  

1575  Spanish troops conquer Oudewater, almost all inhabitants died on August - 07.  

1588  -8] English assault on Spanish Armada on August - 07.  

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  Eustache du Caurroy, composer, dies at 60 on August - 07.  

1616  Vincenzo Scamozzi, Ital architect (Procurazie Nuove, Venice), dies on this day in history.  

1620  On August - 07 kepler's mother arrested for witchcraft  

1657  On this day in history robert Blake, English admiral (Dover, Dungeness), dies at about 57  

1710  On August - 07 earl van Godolphin resigns as English minister of Finance  

1712  On August - 07 friederich Wilhelm Zachow, composer, dies at 48  

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

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

1746  On this day in history daniel W Wyttenbach, Dutch classical/historian  

1750  Slave uprising on Curacao on August - 07.  

1751  On August - 07 wilhelmina FS, princess of Prussia/Orange/wife of Willem V  

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 August - 07.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 07

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1282  On August - 07 birth of princess Elizabeth of Rhuddlan (d. 1316)  

1533  On this day in history birth of alonso de Ercilla y Zúñiga, Basque soldier and poet (d. 1595)  

1560  On August - 07 birth of elizabeth Báthory, Hungarian countess and serial killer (d. 1614)  

1574  On this day in history birth of robert Dudley, styled Earl of Warwick, English writer (d. 1649)  

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

1726  On August - 07 birth of james Bowdoin, American Revolutionary leader and politician (d. 1790)  

1742  On August - 07 birth of nathanael Greene, American Revoluntionary War General  

1746  On this day in history birth of daniel W Wyttenbach, Dutch classical/historian  

Famous Deaths In August - 07

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0461  On this day in history death of majorian, Roman Emperor (assassinated) (b. 420)  

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

1485  On August - 07 death of alexander Stewart, 1st Duke of Albany, Scottish prince  

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

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

1613  Death of Thomas Fleming, English judge (b. 1544) on this day in history.  

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