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