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Historical Events In August - 09

Tuesday, 22 September 2020

0117  Mark Ulpius Trajanus, emperor of Rome (98-117) on August - 09.  

0378  Battle of Adrianople, Visigoth Calvary defeats Roman Army on this day in history.  

0378  On this day in history flavius Valens, emperor of Byzantium (364-78), dies in battle at 50  

0681  Bulgaria is founded as a Khanate on the south bank of the Danube, after defeating the Byzantine armies of Emperor Constantine IV south of the Danube delta on August - 09.  

0803  On August - 09 irene, Byzantine empress/wife of emperor Leo IV, dies  

1048  On this day in history pope Damasus II [Poppo] dies in Rome, after reigning for only 23 days  

1173  Construction of the Tower of Pisa begins, and it takes two centuries to complete on August - 09.  

1173  Najm ad-Din Ayyub, father of Saladin on this day in history.  

1329  On August - 09 quilon the first Indian Diocese was erected by Pope John XXII and Jordanus was appointed the first Bishop  

1378  On August - 09 cardinals declare pope Urbanus VI lawless (anti christian/devil)  

1420  Pierre d'ailly/Peter de Alliaco, French theologist/cardinal, dies on this day in history.  

1483  On this day in history opening of the Sistine Chapel  

1516  On August - 09 jeroen Bosch, painter (Garden of the Lusten), dies at 66  

1559  On this day in history willem of Orange becomes viceroy of Holland/Zealand/Utrecht  

1593  On August - 09 izaak Walton, England, biographer/fisherman/writer (Compleat Angler)  

1596  Henry van Cuyk becomes bishop of Roermond on August - 09.  

1611  Henry earl of Nassau-Siegen, colonel/governor of Hulst Neth on August - 09.  

1612  Ottavio M Frangipani, Pope elect, dies on this day in history.  

1613  On August - 09 giovanni Righi, composer, dies at 36  

1631  John Dryden, English poet/playwright (Heroic Stanzas) [NS=Aug 19] on August - 09.  

1634  On this day in history pieter I de Jode, Flemish publisher, dies  

1638  Jonas Bronck of Holland becomes first European settler in the Bronx on August - 09.  

1638  On this day in history jonas Bronck of Holland becomes 1st European settler in Bronx  

1652  On this day in history john Both, landscape painter/etcher, dies at about 37  

1655  On August - 09 lord Protector Cromwell divides England into 11 districts  

1666  On this day in history rear Admiral Robert Holmes leads a raid on the Dutch island of Terschelling, destroying 150 merchant ships in the Vlie estuary, and pillaging the town of West-Terschelling, an act later known as "Holmes's Bonfire".  

1668  On this day in history francois Anguier, French sculptor, dies at about 64  

1672  On this day in history jose Ximenez, composer, dies at 70  

1673  On August - 09 dutch recapture NY from English; regained by English in 1674  

1673  Admiral Cornelis Evertsen de Jonge recaptures NY on August - 09.  

1677  On August - 09 jacob Campo Weyerman, South Neth's adventurer/painter/writer  

1686  On this day in history benedetto Marcello, Venice It, composer (Lettera Famigliare) [or 7/24]  

1690  On August - 09 lorenzo Gaetano Zavateri, composer  

1696  Jozef Wenceslas, monarch of Liechtenstein/general on August - 09.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 09

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1201  On this day in history birth of arnold Fitz Thedmar, English chronicler (d. 1274)  

1593  Izaak Walton, England, biographer/fisherman/writer (Compleat Angler) was born on August - 09.  

1611  Henry earl of Nassau-Siegen, colonel/governor of Hulst Neth was born on August - 09.  

1631  John Dryden, English poet/playwright (Heroic Stanzas) [NS=Aug 19] was born on this day in history.  

1648  On this day in history birth of johann Michael Bach, German composer (d. 1694)  

1653  John Oldham, English poet (d. 1683) was born on August - 09.  

1669  Eudoxia Lopukhina, Tsarina of Russia (d. 1731) was born on August - 09.  

1674  František Maxmilián Kaňka, Czech architect (d. 1766) was born on August - 09.  

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Famous Deaths In August - 09

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0117  Death of Mark Ulpius Trajanus, emperor of Rome (98-117) on August - 09.  

0378  On this day in history flavius Valens, emperor of Byzantium (364-78), dies in battle at 50  

0803  On August - 09 irene, Byzantine empress/wife of emperor Leo IV, dies  

1048  Pope Damasus II [Poppo] dies in Rome, after reigning for only 23 days on August - 09.  

1107  Death of Emperor Horikawa of Japan (b. 1079) on August - 09.  

1173  Death of Najm ad-Din Ayyub, father of Saladin on this day in history.  

1250  On this day in history death of king Eric IV of Denmark (b. 1216)  

1420  Pierre d'ailly/Peter de Alliaco, French theologist/cardinal, dies on August - 09.  

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