Historical Events In August - 09
Thursday, 25 February 2021
0117 On August - 09 mark Ulpius Trajanus, emperor of Rome (98-117)
0378 Battle of Adrianople, Visigoth Calvary defeats Roman Army on August - 09.
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 August - 09 pope Damasus II [Poppo] dies in Rome, after reigning for only 23 days
1173 On this day in history construction of the Tower of Pisa begins, and it takes two centuries to complete.
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 On August - 09 pierre d'ailly/Peter de Alliaco, French theologist/cardinal, dies
1483 On August - 09 opening of the Sistine Chapel
1516 Jeroen Bosch, painter (Garden of the Lusten), dies at 66 on August - 09.
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 this day in history.
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 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 On this day in history jonas Bronck of Holland becomes 1st European settler in Bronx
1652 John Both, landscape painter/etcher, dies at about 37 on this day in history.
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 Francois Anguier, French sculptor, dies at about 64 on August - 09.
1672 Jose Ximenez, composer, dies at 70 on August - 09.
1673 Dutch recapture NY from English; regained by English in 1674 on August - 09.
1673 Admiral Cornelis Evertsen de Jonge recaptures NY on this day in history.
1677 On this day in history jacob Campo Weyerman, South Neth's adventurer/painter/writer
1686 Benedetto Marcello, Venice It, composer (Lettera Famigliare) [or 7/24] on this day in history.
1690 Lorenzo Gaetano Zavateri, composer on August - 09.
1696 On this day in history jozef Wenceslas, monarch of Liechtenstein/general