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Historical Events In August - 07

Saturday, 10 April 2021

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

0479  On this day in history 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 August - 07.  

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

0936  On this day in history 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  On this day in history council of Pisa closes  

1461  the Ming Dynasty Chinese military general Cao Qin stages a coup against the Tianshun Emperor on August - 07.  

1479  Battle of Guinegate: Emperor Maximilian I vs King Louis XI on this day in history.  

1485  On this day in history henry (VII) Tudors army lands in Milford Harbor, South-Wales  

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

1498  Columbus arrives in Caribbean on this day in history.  

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

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

1598  Georg Stiernhielm, "father of Swedish poetry" (Hercules) on August - 07.  

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

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

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

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

1657  Robert Blake, English admiral (Dover, Dungeness), dies at about 57 on this day in history.  

1710  Earl van Godolphin resigns as English minister of Finance on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1742  On this day in history nathanael Greene, American Revoluntionary War General  

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

1750  On August - 07 slave uprising on Curacao  

1751  Wilhelmina FS, princess of Prussia/Orange/wife of Willem V on August - 07.  

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  On this day in history badge of US Military Merit (Purple Heart) established by George Washington  

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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  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 August - 07 birth of robert Dudley, styled Earl of Warwick, English writer (d. 1649)  

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

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

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

1746  On this day in history 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  On this day in history death of majorian, Roman Emperor (assassinated) (b. 420)  

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

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

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

1609  Eustache du Caurroy, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

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

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