Historical Events In August - 08
Thursday, 19 May 2022
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 On this day in history kings Charles the Bare & Louis the German divide Lutherans
0936 German king Otto I the Great, crowned on August - 08.
1220 Sweden is defeated by Estonian tribes in the Battle of Lihula on this day in history.
1322 Emperor Godaigo, makes Sojiji monastery. chief monastery of Soto Sect on this day in history.
1445 On August - 08 oswald von Wolkenstein, Austrian composer
1502 Jacobus IV of Scotland marries Margaretha Tudor on August - 08.
1506 Sesshu Toyo, Zen monk/painter, dies in Yamaguchi Japan at 86 on August - 08.
1509 On August - 08 the Emperor Krishnadeva Raya is crowned, marking the beginning of the regeneration of the Vijayanagara Empire.
1549 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1571 John Ward, composer on this day in history.
1579 On this day in history cornerstone is laid for Tycho Brahe's Uraniborg observatory
1585 Pope Sixtus excommunicates Hendrik van Navarra (Henri IV) on this day in history.
1586 Adolf, earl of Nassau-Siegen on this day in history.
1588 Sea battle at Grevelingen: English fleet battles Spanish armada on August - 08.
1588 Alonso Sánchez Coello, Spanish painter on August - 08.
1605 On this day in history the city of Oulu, Finland, is founded by Charles IX of Sweden.
1609 On August - 08 venetian senate examines Galileo Galilei's telescope
1616 Cornelis Ketel, Dutch portrait painter/poet, buried at 68 on August - 08.
1617 On August - 08 adriaan W "Joris" van Geel, Flemish missionary (Bantu Dictionary)
1619 On this day in history duke Maximilian I & Emperor Ferdinand II signs Treaty of Munchen
1647 Irish forces are defeated by British Parliamentary forces at Dangan Hill in Ireland on August - 08.
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 August - 08.
1685 Sassoferrato, [Giovanni B Salvi], Ital painter (Madonna), dies at 75 on August - 08.
1693 Laurent Belissen, composer on this day in history.
1694 Antoine Arnauld [le grand Arnauld], French lawyer/theology, dies at 82 on this day in history.
1700 On August - 08 denmark & Sweden sign peace treaty
1700 On August - 08 matthias Henriksen Schacht, composer, dies at 40