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