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Historical Events In August - 09

Friday, 26 February 2021

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

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

1726  On this day in history netherlands signs Covenant of Hannover  

1727  Johann Philipp Treiber, composer, dies at 52 on August - 09.  

1738  On this day in history pierre Drevet, French engraver, dies  

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

1758  On August - 09 bruno Dalberg/Anonymus Belga, [Petrus the Wacker van Zon], writer  

1763  On this day in history john Althuysen, Fries vicar/poet (Frysk Jierboek), dies at 47  

1776  Amedeo Avogadro, Tuin Italy, 6.022 x 10 ^ 23 (Avogadro's Law) on August - 09.  

1778  On August - 09 capt Cook passes through Bering Strait  

1778  On August - 09 captain Cook reaches Cape Prince of Wales, Bering straits  

1781  On August - 09 michael Umlauf, composer  

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

1790  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1803  On August - 09 first horses arrive in Hawaii  

1803  On this day in history 1st horses arrive in Hawaii  

1806  Prince Louis Ferdinand of Prussia Christian, composer, dies at 33 on August - 09.  

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

1809  William Barret Travis, commander at Battle of the Alamo on August - 09.  

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

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

1823  On August - 09 daniel Marsh Frost, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1900  

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

1825  Elisha Ferry, (Gov-R-Wash, 1872-80, 1889-93) on August - 09.  

1829  On August - 09 "Stourbridge Lion" locomotive goes into service  

1830  Louis-Philippe formally accepts crown of France, following abdication of Charles X on August - 09.  

1831  On August - 09 first US steam engine train run  

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

1832  King Leopold I of Belgium marries Louisa Maria on August - 09.  

1834  Elias Alvares Lobo, composer on August - 09.  

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

1841  On August - 09 erie boat in Buffalo NY catches fire; 242 die  

1842  US-Canada border defined on this day in history.  

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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 this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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

1669  On August - 09 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  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 August - 09.  

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  On this day in history death of king Eric IV of Denmark (b. 1216)  

1420  On this day in history pierre d'ailly/Peter de Alliaco, French theologist/cardinal, dies  

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