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Historical Events In August - 09

Wednesday, 12 May 2021

1710  Gabriel Schutz, composer, dies at 77 on August - 09.  

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

1726  Netherlands signs Covenant of Hannover on August - 09.  

1727  Johann Philipp Treiber, composer, dies at 52 on this day in history.  

1738  Pierre Drevet, French engraver, dies on this day in history.  

1757  English Ft William Henry, NY, surrenders to French & Indians troops on this day in history.  

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

1763  On August - 09 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 this day in history capt Cook passes through Bering Strait  

1778  On this day in history captain Cook reaches Cape Prince of Wales, Bering straits  

1781  Michael Umlauf, composer on this day in history.  

1786  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1803  First horses arrive in Hawaii on this day in history.  

1803  1st horses arrive in Hawaii on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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  William Thomas Green Morton, dentist, used ether (HOF 1920) on August - 09.  

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

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

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 this day in history.  

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 August - 09.  

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  On this day in history 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 August - 09.  

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 this day in history birth of john Dryden, English poet/playwright (Heroic Stanzas) [NS=Aug 19]  

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  František Maxmilián Kaňka, Czech architect (d. 1766) was born on August - 09.  

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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  Irene, Byzantine empress/wife of emperor Leo IV, dies on this day in history.  

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

1420  Pierre d'ailly/Peter de Alliaco, French theologist/cardinal, dies on August - 09.  

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