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Historical Events In August - 08

Wednesday, 21 April 2021

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

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 this day in history.  

0870  Kings Charles the Bare & Louis the German divide Lutherans on this day in history.  

0936  German king Otto I the Great, crowned on August - 08.  

1220  On this day in history sweden is defeated by Estonian tribes in the Battle of Lihula.  

1322  Emperor Godaigo, makes Sojiji monastery. chief monastery of Soto Sect on August - 08.  

1445  On August - 08 oswald von Wolkenstein, Austrian composer  

1502  On this day in history jacobus IV of Scotland marries Margaretha Tudor  

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 August - 08.  

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

1570  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1585  On August - 08 pope Sixtus excommunicates Hendrik van Navarra (Henri IV)  

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

1588  On this day in history sea battle at Grevelingen: English fleet battles Spanish armada  

1588  On August - 08 alonso Sánchez Coello, Spanish painter  

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 this day in history.  

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

1619  On August - 08 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 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 August - 08 laurent Belissen, composer  

1694  On August - 08 antoine Arnauld [le grand Arnauld], French lawyer/theology, dies at 82  

1700  On this day in history denmark & Sweden sign peace treaty  

1700  Matthias Henriksen Schacht, composer, dies at 40 on this day in history.  

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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 August - 08 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 this day in history.  

1617  On August - 08 birth of adriaan W "Joris" van Geel, Flemish missionary (Bantu Dictionary)  

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  Lotharius II, King of Middle-France (Lotharingen) (855-869), dies on this day in history.  

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

1506  On this day in history sesshu Toyo, Zen monk/painter, dies in Yamaguchi Japan at 86  

1553  On this day in history death of girolamo Fracastoro, Italian physician (b. 1478)  

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

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

1604  Death of Horio Tadauji, Japanese warlord (b. 1578) on this day in history.  

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