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Historical Events In August - 09

Wednesday, 20 October 2021

1710  Gabriel Schutz, composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

1718  Placidus Cajetan von Camerloher, composer on August - 09.  

1726  Netherlands signs Covenant of Hannover on this day in history.  

1727  On August - 09 johann Philipp Treiber, composer, dies at 52  

1738  Pierre Drevet, French engraver, dies on August - 09.  

1757  On August - 09 english Ft William Henry, NY, surrenders to French & Indians troops  

1758  Bruno Dalberg/Anonymus Belga, [Petrus the Wacker van Zon], writer on this day in history.  

1763  John Althuysen, Fries vicar/poet (Frysk Jierboek), dies at 47 on this day in history.  

1776  Amedeo Avogadro, Tuin Italy, 6.022 x 10 ^ 23 (Avogadro's Law) on this day in history.  

1778  Capt Cook passes through Bering Strait on this day in history.  

1778  Captain Cook reaches Cape Prince of Wales, Bering straits on August - 09.  

1781  On this day in history michael Umlauf, composer  

1786  First ascent of Mt Blanc on this day in history.  

1790  Columbia becomes first US flagged ship to voyage around the world on this day in history.  

1790  Columbia returns to Boston after 3 year journey, 1st ship to carry US flag around the world on this day in history.  

1803  On this day in history first horses arrive in Hawaii  

1803  On August - 09 1st horses arrive in Hawaii  

1806  On August - 09 prince Louis Ferdinand of Prussia Christian, composer, dies at 33  

1808  On August - 09 william Thomas Ward, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)  

1809  William Barret Travis, commander at Battle of the Alamo on this day in history.  

1810  Napoleon annexes Westphalia as part of the First French Empire on August - 09.  

1819  On August - 09 william Thomas Green Morton, dentist, used ether (HOF 1920)  

1823  Daniel Marsh Frost, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1900 on this day in history.  

1824  On August - 09 simon Goodell Griffin, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)  

1825  On August - 09 elisha Ferry, (Gov-R-Wash, 1872-80, 1889-93)  

1829  "Stourbridge Lion" locomotive goes into service on August - 09.  

1830  Louis-Philippe formally accepts crown of France, following abdication of Charles X on this day in history.  

1831  First US steam engine train run on August - 09.  

1831  1st US steam engine train run (Albany to Schenectady, NY) on this day in history.  

1832  On August - 09 king Leopold I of Belgium marries Louisa Maria  

1834  On this day in history elias Alvares Lobo, composer  

1835  On August - 09 claus Nielsen Schali, composer, dies at 78  

1841  Erie boat in Buffalo NY catches fire; 242 die on this day in history.  

1842  US-Canada border defined 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  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  On this day in history birth of johann Michael Bach, German composer (d. 1694)  

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

1669  Eudoxia Lopukhina, Tsarina of Russia (d. 1731) was born on this day in history.  

1674  On August - 09 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 August - 09 death of mark Ulpius Trajanus, emperor of Rome (98-117)  

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

0803  Irene, Byzantine empress/wife of emperor Leo IV, dies on August - 09.  

1048  Pope Damasus II [Poppo] dies in Rome, after reigning for only 23 days on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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

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