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.