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Historical Events In August - 09

Sunday, 07 August 2022

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

1718  On August - 09 placidus Cajetan von Camerloher, composer  

1726  Netherlands signs Covenant of Hannover on August - 09.  

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  On this day in history bruno Dalberg/Anonymus Belga, [Petrus the Wacker van Zon], writer  

1763  John Althuysen, Fries vicar/poet (Frysk Jierboek), dies at 47 on August - 09.  

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

1778  On this day in history capt Cook passes through Bering Strait  

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

1781  On August - 09 michael Umlauf, composer  

1786  On this day in history first ascent of Mt Blanc  

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

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

1803  On August - 09 first horses arrive in Hawaii  

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

1806  Prince Louis Ferdinand of Prussia Christian, composer, dies at 33 on this day in history.  

1808  On this day in history william Thomas Ward, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)  

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

1810  Napoleon annexes Westphalia as part of the First French Empire on this day in history.  

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 August - 09.  

1824  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1830  On August - 09 louis-Philippe formally accepts crown of France, following abdication of Charles X  

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

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

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

1834  Elias Alvares Lobo, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

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 August - 09.  

1593  Izaak Walton, England, biographer/fisherman/writer (Compleat Angler) was born on this day in history.  

1611  Henry earl of Nassau-Siegen, colonel/governor of Hulst Neth was born on August - 09.  

1631  John Dryden, English poet/playwright (Heroic Stanzas) [NS=Aug 19] was born on this day in history.  

1648  On August - 09 birth of johann Michael Bach, German composer (d. 1694)  

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  František Maxmilián Kaňka, Czech architect (d. 1766) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In August - 09

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0117  On this day in history death of mark Ulpius Trajanus, emperor of Rome (98-117)  

0378  On August - 09 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 August - 09.  

1173  Death of Najm ad-Din Ayyub, father of Saladin on August - 09.  

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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