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