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Historical Events In August - 09

Thursday, 02 July 2020

0117  Mark Ulpius Trajanus, emperor of Rome (98-117) on this day in history.  

0378  Battle of Adrianople, Visigoth Calvary defeats Roman Army on August - 09.  

0378  Flavius Valens, emperor of Byzantium (364-78), dies in battle at 50 on August - 09.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1048  On August - 09 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 August - 09.  

1329  Quilon the first Indian Diocese was erected by Pope John XXII and Jordanus was appointed the first Bishop on August - 09.  

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 August - 09.  

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 August - 09 willem of Orange becomes viceroy of Holland/Zealand/Utrecht  

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

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

1611  On August - 09 henry earl of Nassau-Siegen, colonel/governor of Hulst Neth  

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

1613  Giovanni Righi, composer, dies at 36 on August - 09.  

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

1634  Pieter I de Jode, Flemish publisher, dies on this day in history.  

1638  Jonas Bronck of Holland becomes first European settler in the Bronx on this day in history.  

1638  Jonas Bronck of Holland becomes 1st European settler in Bronx on August - 09.  

1652  On August - 09 john Both, landscape painter/etcher, dies at about 37  

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

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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1677  Jacob Campo Weyerman, South Neth's adventurer/painter/writer on August - 09.  

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

1690  Lorenzo Gaetano Zavateri, composer on this day in history.  

1696  On August - 09 jozef Wenceslas, monarch of Liechtenstein/general  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 09

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1201  Arnold Fitz Thedmar, English chronicler (d. 1274) was born on this day in history.  

1593  Izaak Walton, England, biographer/fisherman/writer (Compleat Angler) was born on this day in history.  

1611  On August - 09 birth of henry earl of Nassau-Siegen, colonel/governor of Hulst Neth  

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

1648  Johann Michael Bach, German composer (d. 1694) was born on August - 09.  

1653  On this day in history birth of john Oldham, English poet (d. 1683)  

1669  On this day in history birth of eudoxia Lopukhina, Tsarina of Russia (d. 1731)  

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 this day in history irene, Byzantine empress/wife of emperor Leo IV, dies  

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

1107  On this day in history death of emperor Horikawa of Japan (b. 1079)  

1173  On August - 09 death of najm ad-Din Ayyub, father of Saladin  

1250  Death of King Eric IV of Denmark (b. 1216) on this day in history.  

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

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