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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  

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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 August - 08.  

1518  On August - 08 birth of conrad Lycosthenes, French-born German humanist and encyclopedist (d. 1561)  

1571  John Ward, composer was born on August - 08.  

1586  Adolf, earl of Nassau-Siegen was born on August - 08.  

1605  On this day in history birth of cecilius Calvert, 2nd Baron Baltimore, British colonial Governor of Maryland (d. 1675)  

1617  Adriaan W "Joris" van Geel, Flemish missionary (Bantu Dictionary) was born on August - 08.  

1646  Godfrey Kneller, German-born painter (d. 1723) was born on August - 08.  

1653  On August - 08 birth of jacques Basnage, French/Neth historian/vicar  

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  On this day in history lotharius II, King of Middle-France (Lotharingen) (855-869), dies  

1445  On this day in history death of oswald von Wolkenstein, Austrian composer  

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

1553  On August - 08 death of girolamo Fracastoro, Italian physician (b. 1478)  

1555  Death of Oronce Finé, French mathematician (b. 1494) on this day in history.  

1588  Death of Alonso Sánchez Coello, Spanish painter on this day in history.  

1604  On August - 08 death of horio Tadauji, Japanese warlord (b. 1578)  

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