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Historical Events In August - 09

Sunday, 27 September 2020

1710  On August - 09 gabriel Schutz, composer, dies at 77  

1718  On this day in history placidus Cajetan von Camerloher, composer  

1726  On August - 09 netherlands signs Covenant of Hannover  

1727  On this day in history johann Philipp Treiber, composer, dies at 52  

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

1757  On this day in history english Ft William Henry, NY, surrenders to French & Indians troops  

1758  Bruno Dalberg/Anonymus Belga, [Petrus the Wacker van Zon], writer on August - 09.  

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

1776  On this day in history amedeo Avogadro, Tuin Italy, 6.022 x 10 ^ 23 (Avogadro's Law)  

1778  Capt Cook passes through Bering Strait on August - 09.  

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

1781  On this day in history michael Umlauf, composer  

1786  On August - 09 first ascent of Mt Blanc  

1790  On August - 09 columbia becomes first US flagged ship to voyage around the world  

1790  Columbia returns to Boston after 3 year journey, 1st ship to carry US flag around the world on August - 09.  

1803  First horses arrive in Hawaii on August - 09.  

1803  1st horses arrive in Hawaii on August - 09.  

1806  On this day in history prince Louis Ferdinand of Prussia Christian, composer, dies at 33  

1808  William Thomas Ward, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers) on August - 09.  

1809  On August - 09 william Barret Travis, commander at Battle of the Alamo  

1810  On August - 09 napoleon annexes Westphalia as part of the First French Empire.  

1819  On this day in history 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  Simon Goodell Griffin, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers) on August - 09.  

1825  Elisha Ferry, (Gov-R-Wash, 1872-80, 1889-93) on this day in history.  

1829  "Stourbridge Lion" locomotive goes into service on this day in history.  

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

1831  On this day in history first US steam engine train run  

1831  1st US steam engine train run (Albany to Schenectady, NY) on August - 09.  

1832  King Leopold I of Belgium marries Louisa Maria on this day in history.  

1834  On this day in history elias Alvares Lobo, composer  

1835  Claus Nielsen Schali, composer, dies at 78 on August - 09.  

1841  Erie boat in Buffalo NY catches fire; 242 die on August - 09.  

1842  On August - 09 uS-Canada border defined  

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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  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 August - 09.  

1631  On August - 09 birth of john Dryden, English poet/playwright (Heroic Stanzas) [NS=Aug 19]  

1648  On August - 09 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 this day in history birth of eudoxia Lopukhina, Tsarina of Russia (d. 1731)  

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

1048  On this day in history pope Damasus II [Poppo] dies in Rome, after reigning for only 23 days  

1107  Death of Emperor Horikawa of Japan (b. 1079) on this day in history.  

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

1250  On August - 09 death of king Eric IV of Denmark (b. 1216)  

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

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