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Historical Events In August - 10

Tuesday, 05 July 2022

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

0258  On August - 10 saint Lawrence, martyr  

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 this day in history.  

0654  Pope Eugene I elected to succeed Martinus I on August - 10.  

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

0843  On August - 10 treaty of Verdun: Brothers Lotharius I, Louis the German & Charles the Bare divide France  

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

1250  Erik IV Plovpenning, king of Denmark, murdered on this day in history.  

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

1304  -11] Battle at Zierik Sea: Dutch & French fleet beat Flemish fleet on August - 10.  

1316  On August - 10 second Battle of Athenry  

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

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  Portugese troops occupy parts of Malakka on this day in history.  

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

1519  On August - 10 magellan's 5 ship set sail to circumnavigate the Earth  

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

1556  Philipp Nicolai, Germany, theologist/poet/composer on this day in history.  

1557  On August - 10 battle at St Quentin: Lamoraal of Egmont & Philibert beat France  

1560  On August - 10 hieronymus Praetorius, composer  

1566  On this day in history iconoclasm begins  

1567  Girolamo Giacobbi, composer on this day in history.  

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

1589  Pietro Antonio Tamburini, composer on this day in history.  

1589  On this day in history maarten Schenck Nideggen, Dutch army leader, drowned at about 49  

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  On this day in history wasa sinks at Stockholm, 50 killed  

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

1360  Francesco Zabarella, Italian jurist (d. 1417) was born on August - 10.  

1397  On August - 10 birth of albert II of Germany, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1439)  

1489  Jacob Sturm von Sturmeck, German statesman and reformer (d. 1553) was born on August - 10.  

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

1556  On this day in history birth of philipp Nicolai, Germany, theologist/poet/composer  

1560  Hieronymus Praetorius, composer was born on this day in history.  

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  Conrad the Red, Duke of Lotharingen, dies in battle on this day in history.  

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

1250  Death of Erik IV Plovpenning, king of Denmark, murdered on this day in history.  

1535  On this day in history death of ippolito de' Medici, ruler of Florence (poisoned) (b. 1509)  

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

1628  Death of Hans Jonsson, Swedish fleet commander, drowned on this day in history.  

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