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Historical Events In August - 09

Friday, 14 May 2021

0117  On this day in history mark Ulpius Trajanus, emperor of Rome (98-117)  

0378  On August - 09 battle of Adrianople, Visigoth Calvary defeats Roman Army  

0378  Flavius Valens, emperor of Byzantium (364-78), dies in battle at 50 on this day in history.  

0681  On this day in history 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.  

0803  Irene, Byzantine empress/wife of emperor Leo IV, dies on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1173  Najm ad-Din Ayyub, father of Saladin on August - 09.  

1329  On this day in history quilon the first Indian Diocese was erected by Pope John XXII and Jordanus was appointed the first Bishop  

1378  Cardinals declare pope Urbanus VI lawless (anti christian/devil) on this day in history.  

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 this day in history 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 this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1612  Ottavio M Frangipani, Pope elect, dies on August - 09.  

1613  Giovanni Righi, composer, dies at 36 on this day in history.  

1631  On this day in history john Dryden, English poet/playwright (Heroic Stanzas) [NS=Aug 19]  

1634  On August - 09 pieter I de Jode, Flemish publisher, dies  

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

1638  On August - 09 jonas Bronck of Holland becomes 1st European settler in Bronx  

1652  John Both, landscape painter/etcher, dies at about 37 on August - 09.  

1655  Lord Protector Cromwell divides England into 11 districts on August - 09.  

1666  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" on August - 09.  

1668  On August - 09 francois Anguier, French sculptor, dies at about 64  

1672  Jose Ximenez, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

1673  Dutch recapture NY from English; regained by English in 1674 on August - 09.  

1673  On August - 09 admiral Cornelis Evertsen de Jonge recaptures NY  

1677  Jacob Campo Weyerman, South Neth's adventurer/painter/writer on this day in history.  

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 August - 09 birth of arnold Fitz Thedmar, English chronicler (d. 1274)  

1593  On this day in history birth of izaak Walton, England, biographer/fisherman/writer (Compleat Angler)  

1611  Henry earl of Nassau-Siegen, colonel/governor of Hulst Neth was born on this day in history.  

1631  On this day in history birth of john Dryden, English poet/playwright (Heroic Stanzas) [NS=Aug 19]  

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 this day in history.  

1669  On August - 09 birth of eudoxia Lopukhina, Tsarina of Russia (d. 1731)  

1674  On this day in history birth of františek Maxmilián Kaňka, Czech architect (d. 1766)  

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Famous Deaths In August - 09

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0117  On this day in history death of mark Ulpius Trajanus, emperor of Rome (98-117)  

0378  On August - 09 flavius Valens, emperor of Byzantium (364-78), dies in battle at 50  

0803  Irene, Byzantine empress/wife of emperor Leo IV, dies on this day in history.  

1048  On August - 09 pope Damasus II [Poppo] dies in Rome, after reigning for only 23 days  

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

1173  On this day in history death of najm ad-Din Ayyub, father of Saladin  

1250  Death of King Eric IV of Denmark (b. 1216) on August - 09.  

1420  On August - 09 pierre d'ailly/Peter de Alliaco, French theologist/cardinal, dies  

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