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Historical Events In August - 07

Tuesday, 07 July 2020

0317  On August - 07 flavius Julius Constantius II, Emperor Egypt/Byzantine/Rome (337-61)  

0479  Emperor Yūryaku of Japan on this day in history.  

0626  Battle at Constantinople: Slavic/Persians/Avarenvloot defeated on August - 07.  

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  Otto I the Great becomes King of Germany on August - 07.  

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

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

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

1498  On this day in history columbus arrives in Caribbean  

1547  Cajetanus van Thiene, Italian saint, dies on this day in history.  

1573  On August - 07 francis Drakes fleet returns to Plymouth  

1575  Spanish troops conquer Oudewater, almost all inhabitants died on this day in history.  

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

1598  On this day in history georg Stiernhielm, "father of Swedish poetry" (Hercules)  

1606  The first documented performance of Macbeth performed at the Great Hall at Hampton Court on this day in history.  

1609  Eustache du Caurroy, composer, dies at 60 on August - 07.  

1616  On August - 07 vincenzo Scamozzi, Ital architect (Procurazie Nuove, Venice), dies  

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

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  Daniel W Wyttenbach, Dutch classical/historian on August - 07.  

1750  Slave uprising on Curacao on this day in history.  

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

1760  Ft Loudon, Tennessee surrenders to Cherokee Indians on August - 07.  

1779  Carl Ritter, cofounder of modern science of geography on August - 07.  

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  Princess Elizabeth of Rhuddlan (d. 1316) was born on August - 07.  

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 this day in history.  

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 August - 07.  

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  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  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  Henry IV, Roman German king/emperor (1056/84-1105), dies at 54 on this day in history.  

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

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

1609  On August - 07 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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