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Historical Events In August - 08

Wednesday, 08 July 2020

0070  Tower of Antonia destroyed by Romans on this day in history.  

0117  On August - 08 mark Ulpius Trajanus, adopted son of emperor Nerva/emperor, dies  

0869  On this day in history lotharius II, King of Middle-France (Lotharingen) (855-869), dies  

0870  Kings Charles the Bare & Louis the German divide Lutherans on August - 08.  

0936  On this day in history german king Otto I the Great, crowned  

1220  Sweden is defeated by Estonian tribes in the Battle of Lihula on August - 08.  

1322  On this day in history emperor Godaigo, makes Sojiji monastery. chief monastery of Soto Sect  

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

1502  On August - 08 jacobus IV of Scotland marries Margaretha Tudor  

1506  On August - 08 sesshu Toyo, Zen monk/painter, dies in Yamaguchi Japan at 86  

1509  On this day in history the Emperor Krishnadeva Raya is crowned, marking the beginning of the regeneration of the Vijayanagara Empire.  

1549  France declares war on England on August - 08.  

1567  Duke of Alva's army enters Brussels Belgium on this day in history.  

1570  On August - 08 peace of Saint-Germain-and-Laye, more freedom for huguenots  

1571  On August - 08 john Ward, composer  

1579  Cornerstone is laid for Tycho Brahe's Uraniborg observatory on August - 08.  

1585  Pope Sixtus excommunicates Hendrik van Navarra (Henri IV) on August - 08.  

1586  On this day in history adolf, earl of Nassau-Siegen  

1588  Sea battle at Grevelingen: English fleet battles Spanish armada on this day in history.  

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  Venetian senate examines Galileo Galilei's telescope on August - 08.  

1616  On this day in history cornelis Ketel, Dutch portrait painter/poet, buried at 68  

1617  On this day in history adriaan W "Joris" van Geel, Flemish missionary (Bantu Dictionary)  

1619  On August - 08 duke Maximilian I & Emperor Ferdinand II signs Treaty of Munchen  

1647  On this day in history 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 August - 08.  

1653  Jacques Basnage, French/Neth historian/vicar on August - 08.  

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  On this day in history laurent Belissen, composer  

1694  Antoine Arnauld [le grand Arnauld], French lawyer/theology, dies at 82 on this day in history.  

1700  Denmark & Sweden sign peace treaty on this day in history.  

1700  On this day in history 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  On this day in history birth of emperor Horikawa of Japan (d. 1107)  

1518  On this day in history birth of conrad Lycosthenes, French-born German humanist and encyclopedist (d. 1561)  

1571  On this day in history birth of john Ward, composer  

1586  On this day in history birth of adolf, earl of Nassau-Siegen  

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

1617  On this day in history birth of adriaan W "Joris" van Geel, Flemish missionary (Bantu Dictionary)  

1646  On August - 08 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 August - 08.  

1445  On August - 08 death of oswald von Wolkenstein, Austrian composer  

1506  On August - 08 sesshu Toyo, Zen monk/painter, dies in Yamaguchi Japan at 86  

1553  Death of Girolamo Fracastoro, Italian physician (b. 1478) on August - 08.  

1555  On this day in history death of oronce Finé, French mathematician (b. 1494)  

1588  Death of Alonso Sánchez Coello, Spanish painter on August - 08.  

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

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