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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  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 08

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1079  Emperor Horikawa of Japan (d. 1107) was born on this day in history.  

1518  Conrad Lycosthenes, French-born German humanist and encyclopedist (d. 1561) was born on August - 08.  

1571  On August - 08 birth of john Ward, composer  

1586  Adolf, earl of Nassau-Siegen was born on this day in history.  

1605  Cecilius Calvert, 2nd Baron Baltimore, British colonial Governor of Maryland (d. 1675) was born on August - 08.  

1617  Adriaan W "Joris" van Geel, Flemish missionary (Bantu Dictionary) was born on this day in history.  

1646  On this day in history birth of godfrey Kneller, German-born painter (d. 1723)  

1653  On this day in history birth of jacques Basnage, French/Neth historian/vicar  

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Famous Deaths In August - 08

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0117  Mark Ulpius Trajanus, adopted son of emperor Nerva/emperor, dies on August - 08.  

0869  Lotharius II, King of Middle-France (Lotharingen) (855-869), dies on this day in history.  

1445  Death of Oswald von Wolkenstein, Austrian composer on this day in history.  

1506  Sesshu Toyo, Zen monk/painter, dies in Yamaguchi Japan at 86 on this day in history.  

1553  On this day in history death of girolamo Fracastoro, Italian physician (b. 1478)  

1555  Death of Oronce Finé, French mathematician (b. 1494) on August - 08.  

1588  On August - 08 death of alonso Sánchez Coello, Spanish painter  

1604  Death of Horio Tadauji, Japanese warlord (b. 1578) on this day in history.  

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