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Historical Events In August - 10

Tuesday, 22 September 2020

0070  "2nd Temple" of Jews is set aflame (approx) on August - 10.  

0258  Saint Lawrence, martyr on this day in history.  

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

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

0654  Pope Eugene I elected to succeed Martinus I on this day in history.  

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

0843  Treaty of Verdun: Brothers Lotharius I, Louis the German & Charles the Bare divide France on August - 10.  

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 this day in history.  

0955  On August - 10 battle at Lech: German king Otto I beats Hungarians  

0955  Conrad the Red, Duke of Lotharingen, dies in battle on August - 10.  

0991  On this day in history 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.  

1002  On this day in history al-Mansur, Arabic general strategist/regent of Cordoba, dies  

1250  On this day in history erik IV Plovpenning, king of Denmark, murdered  

1296  On this day in history john the Blind, King of Bohemia/Count of Luxembourg  

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

1316  On this day in history second Battle of Athenry  

1461  Alfonso ed Espina, bishop of Osma urges for an Inquistion in Spain on this day in history.  

1497  John Cabot tells King Henry VII of his trip to "Asia" on August - 10.  

1500  Portuguese sea captain Diego Diaz is first European to sight Madagascar on this day in history.  

1511  Portugese troops occupy parts of Malakka on August - 10.  

1512  On this day in history battle at Brest: English fleet beats France  

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

1519  On August - 10 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 August - 10.  

1560  Hieronymus Praetorius, composer on this day in history.  

1566  Iconoclasm begins on August - 10.  

1567  On August - 10 girolamo Giacobbi, composer  

1585  English Queen Elizabeth I signs Treaty of Nonsuch: Aid for Neth on August - 10.  

1589  Pietro Antonio Tamburini, composer on August - 10.  

1589  On August - 10 maarten Schenck Nideggen, Dutch army leader, drowned at about 49  

1622  County Maine appended on John Mason/Fernandino Gorges on this day in history.  

1627  Cardinal Richelieu begins siege of La Rochelle on this day in history.  

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 this day in history birth of king James II of Aragon (d. 1327)  

1296  On August - 10 birth of john the Blind, King of Bohemia/Count of Luxembourg  

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

1397  Albert II of Germany, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1439) was born on this day in history.  

1489  Jacob Sturm von Sturmeck, German statesman and reformer (d. 1553) was born on this day in history.  

1520  Madeleine de Valois, wife of James V of Scotland (d. 1537) was born on this day in history.  

1556  Philipp Nicolai, Germany, theologist/poet/composer was born on August - 10.  

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  On August - 10 death of saint Lawrence, martyr  

0794  On August - 10 fastrada, 3rd wife of French king Charles the Great, dies at 30  

0955  On August - 10 conrad the Red, Duke of Lotharingen, dies in battle  

1002  Al-Mansur, Arabic general strategist/regent of Cordoba, dies on August - 10.  

1250  On this day in history death of erik IV Plovpenning, king of Denmark, murdered  

1535  Death of Ippolito de' Medici, ruler of Florence (poisoned) (b. 1509) on this day in history.  

1589  On August - 10 death of maarten Schenck Nideggen, Dutch army leader, drowned at about 49  

1628  On this day in history death of hans Jonsson, Swedish fleet commander, drowned  

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