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.