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Historical Events In August - 07

Wednesday, 23 September 2020

0317  Flavius Julius Constantius II, Emperor Egypt/Byzantine/Rome (337-61) on this day in history.  

0479  Emperor Yūryaku of Japan on August - 07.  

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

0936  On this day in history otto I the Great becomes King of Germany  

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

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

1409  Council of Pisa closes on this day in history.  

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

1479  On August - 07 battle of Guinegate: Emperor Maximilian I vs King Louis XI  

1485  Henry (VII) Tudors army lands in Milford Harbor, South-Wales on August - 07.  

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

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  On this day in history spanish troops conquer Oudewater, almost all inhabitants died  

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

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

1606  On this day in history 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  On August - 07 vincenzo Scamozzi, Ital architect (Procurazie Nuove, Venice), dies  

1620  On this day in history 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 this day in history friederich Wilhelm Zachow, composer, dies at 48  

1714  The Battle of Gangut: the first important victory of the Russian Navy on August - 07.  

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

1746  Daniel W Wyttenbach, Dutch classical/historian on August - 07.  

1750  On this day in history slave uprising on Curacao  

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

1760  On August - 07 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  Princess Elizabeth of Rhuddlan (d. 1316) was born on this day in history.  

1533  Alonso de Ercilla y Zúñiga, Basque soldier and poet (d. 1595) was born on August - 07.  

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

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

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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 August - 07.  

0479  On August - 07 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 August - 07.  

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 August - 07.  

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