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Historical Events In August - 10

Tuesday, 03 August 2021

0070  On this day in history "2nd Temple" of Jews is set aflame (approx)  

0258  Saint Lawrence, martyr on this day in history.  

0610  In Islam, the traditional date of the Laylat al-Qadr, when Muhammad began to receive the Qur'an on August - 10.  

0654  St Eugene I begins his reign as Catholic Pope on August - 10.  

0654  On this day in history pope Eugene I elected to succeed Martinus I  

0794  Fastrada, 3rd wife of French king Charles the Great, dies at 30 on this day in history.  

0843  Treaty of Verdun: Brothers Lotharius I, Louis the German & Charles the Bare divide France on this day in history.  

0955  The Battle of the Lechfeld August 10 ends 50 years of Magyar invasion of the West Otto the Great of Saxony defeats the Magyars with an army recruited from all the duchies on August - 10.  

0955  Battle at Lech: German king Otto I beats Hungarians on this day in history.  

0955  On this day in history conrad the Red, Duke of Lotharingen, dies in battle  

0991  Battle of Maldon: English, led by Bryhtnoth, confront a band of inland-raiding Vikings near Maldon in Essex. The English are defeated and the story is immortalised in a well-known poem on this day in history.  

1002  On August - 10 al-Mansur, Arabic general strategist/regent of Cordoba, dies  

1250  On August - 10 erik IV Plovpenning, king of Denmark, murdered  

1296  John the Blind, King of Bohemia/Count of Luxembourg on this day in history.  

1304  On this day in history -11] Battle at Zierik Sea: Dutch & French fleet beat Flemish fleet  

1316  On August - 10 second Battle of Athenry  

1461  On August - 10 alfonso ed Espina, bishop of Osma urges for an Inquistion in Spain  

1497  On August - 10 john Cabot tells King Henry VII of his trip to "Asia"  

1500  On this day in history portuguese sea captain Diego Diaz is first European to sight Madagascar  

1511  On August - 10 portugese troops occupy parts of Malakka  

1512  Battle at Brest: English fleet beats France on August - 10.  

1519  Magellan's 5 ship set sail to circumnavigate the Earth on August - 10.  

1519  On this day in history magellan's 5 ship set sail to circumnavigate Earth  

1556  On August - 10 philipp Nicolai, Germany, theologist/poet/composer  

1557  Battle at St Quentin: Lamoraal of Egmont & Philibert beat France on this day in history.  

1560  Hieronymus Praetorius, composer on August - 10.  

1566  On August - 10 iconoclasm begins  

1567  On August - 10 girolamo Giacobbi, composer  

1585  On this day in history english Queen Elizabeth I signs Treaty of Nonsuch: Aid for Neth  

1589  On this day in history pietro Antonio Tamburini, composer  

1589  Maarten Schenck Nideggen, Dutch army leader, drowned at about 49 on August - 10.  

1622  County Maine appended on John Mason/Fernandino Gorges on August - 10.  

1627  On this day in history cardinal Richelieu begins siege of La Rochelle  

1628  Wasa sinks at Stockholm, 50 killed on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 10

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1267  On August - 10 birth of king James II of Aragon (d. 1327)  

1296  John the Blind, King of Bohemia/Count of Luxembourg was born on August - 10.  

1360  On August - 10 birth of francesco Zabarella, Italian jurist (d. 1417)  

1397  On this day in history birth of albert II of Germany, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1439)  

1489  On this day in history birth of jacob Sturm von Sturmeck, German statesman and reformer (d. 1553)  

1520  Madeleine de Valois, wife of James V of Scotland (d. 1537) was born on August - 10.  

1556  On August - 10 birth of philipp Nicolai, Germany, theologist/poet/composer  

1560  On August - 10 birth of hieronymus Praetorius, composer  

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Famous Deaths In August - 10

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0258  Death of Saint Lawrence, martyr on this day in history.  

0794  On this day in history fastrada, 3rd wife of French king Charles the Great, dies at 30  

0955  On this day in history conrad the Red, Duke of Lotharingen, dies in battle  

1002  Al-Mansur, Arabic general strategist/regent of Cordoba, dies on this day in history.  

1250  Death of Erik IV Plovpenning, king of Denmark, murdered on August - 10.  

1535  Death of Ippolito de' Medici, ruler of Florence (poisoned) (b. 1509) on August - 10.  

1589  Death of Maarten Schenck Nideggen, Dutch army leader, drowned at about 49 on August - 10.  

1628  On August - 10 death of hans Jonsson, Swedish fleet commander, drowned  

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