Historical Events In August - 08
Saturday, 23 January 2021
0070 On this day in history tower of Antonia destroyed by Romans
0117 Mark Ulpius Trajanus, adopted son of emperor Nerva/emperor, dies on this day in history.
0869 Lotharius II, King of Middle-France (Lotharingen) (855-869), dies on August - 08.
0870 Kings Charles the Bare & Louis the German divide Lutherans on this day in history.
0936 German king Otto I the Great, crowned on August - 08.
1220 On this day in history sweden is defeated by Estonian tribes in the Battle of Lihula.
1322 On this day in history emperor Godaigo, makes Sojiji monastery. chief monastery of Soto Sect
1445 On August - 08 oswald von Wolkenstein, Austrian composer
1502 On August - 08 jacobus IV of Scotland marries Margaretha Tudor
1506 On this day in history sesshu Toyo, Zen monk/painter, dies in Yamaguchi Japan at 86
1509 The Emperor Krishnadeva Raya is crowned, marking the beginning of the regeneration of the Vijayanagara Empire on August - 08.
1549 On August - 08 france declares war on England
1567 On this day in history duke of Alva's army enters Brussels Belgium
1570 Peace of Saint-Germain-and-Laye, more freedom for huguenots on August - 08.
1571 John Ward, composer on August - 08.
1579 Cornerstone is laid for Tycho Brahe's Uraniborg observatory on August - 08.
1585 On this day in history pope Sixtus excommunicates Hendrik van Navarra (Henri IV)
1586 On August - 08 adolf, earl of Nassau-Siegen
1588 On this day in history sea battle at Grevelingen: English fleet battles Spanish armada
1588 Alonso Sánchez Coello, Spanish painter on this day in history.
1605 On August - 08 the city of Oulu, Finland, is founded by Charles IX of Sweden.
1609 Venetian senate examines Galileo Galilei's telescope on August - 08.
1616 On August - 08 cornelis Ketel, Dutch portrait painter/poet, buried at 68
1617 Adriaan W "Joris" van Geel, Flemish missionary (Bantu Dictionary) on this day in history.
1619 Duke Maximilian I & Emperor Ferdinand II signs Treaty of Munchen on August - 08.
1647 On August - 08 irish forces are defeated by British Parliamentary forces at Dangan Hill in Ireland.
1647 The Irish Confederate Wars and Wars of the Three Kingdoms: Battle of Dungans Hill on this day in history.
1653 On this day in history jacques Basnage, French/Neth historian/vicar
1673 Dutch battle fleet of 23 ships demands surrender of NYC on this day in history.
1685 Sassoferrato, [Giovanni B Salvi], Ital painter (Madonna), dies at 75 on this day in history.
1693 Laurent Belissen, composer on August - 08.
1694 On August - 08 antoine Arnauld [le grand Arnauld], French lawyer/theology, dies at 82
1700 On August - 08 denmark & Sweden sign peace treaty
1700 On August - 08 matthias Henriksen Schacht, composer, dies at 40