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Historical Events In August - 08

Thursday, 01 October 2020

0070  Tower of Antonia destroyed by Romans on August - 08.  

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

0869  Lotharius II, King of Middle-France (Lotharingen) (855-869), dies on August - 08.  

0870  On August - 08 kings Charles the Bare & Louis the German divide Lutherans  

0936  German king Otto I the Great, crowned on this day in history.  

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 August - 08.  

1445  Oswald von Wolkenstein, Austrian composer on August - 08.  

1502  Jacobus IV of Scotland marries Margaretha Tudor on this day in history.  

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  France declares war on England on this day in history.  

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

1570  Peace of Saint-Germain-and-Laye, more freedom for huguenots on this day in history.  

1571  On August - 08 john Ward, composer  

1579  Cornerstone is laid for Tycho Brahe's Uraniborg observatory on this day in history.  

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

1586  On August - 08 adolf, earl of Nassau-Siegen  

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

1588  On August - 08 alonso Sánchez Coello, Spanish painter  

1605  The city of Oulu, Finland, is founded by Charles IX of Sweden on this day in history.  

1609  Venetian senate examines Galileo Galilei's telescope on this day in history.  

1616  Cornelis Ketel, Dutch portrait painter/poet, buried at 68 on August - 08.  

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  On this day in history the Irish Confederate Wars and Wars of the Three Kingdoms: Battle of Dungans Hill  

1653  Jacques Basnage, French/Neth historian/vicar on this day in history.  

1673  Dutch battle fleet of 23 ships demands surrender of NYC on this day in history.  

1685  On August - 08 sassoferrato, [Giovanni B Salvi], Ital painter (Madonna), dies at 75  

1693  Laurent Belissen, composer on August - 08.  

1694  On this day in history antoine Arnauld [le grand Arnauld], French lawyer/theology, dies at 82  

1700  On August - 08 denmark & Sweden sign peace treaty  

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  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 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 August - 08.  

1646  Godfrey Kneller, German-born painter (d. 1723) was born on this day in history.  

1653  Jacques Basnage, French/Neth historian/vicar was born on this day in history.  

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

1445  Death of Oswald von Wolkenstein, Austrian composer on August - 08.  

1506  Sesshu Toyo, Zen monk/painter, dies in Yamaguchi Japan at 86 on August - 08.  

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

1555  On August - 08 death of oronce Finé, French mathematician (b. 1494)  

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

1604  Death of Horio Tadauji, Japanese warlord (b. 1578) on August - 08.  

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