Historical Events In August - 10
Friday, 14 May 2021
0070 "2nd Temple" of Jews is set aflame (approx) on this day in history.
0258 On this day in history saint Lawrence, martyr
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 Pope Eugene I elected to succeed Martinus I on this day in history.
0794 On August - 10 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 this day in history.
0955 On August - 10 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
0955 Battle at Lech: German king Otto I beats Hungarians on August - 10.
0955 On this day in history conrad the Red, Duke of Lotharingen, dies in battle
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 August - 10 erik IV Plovpenning, king of Denmark, murdered
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 Second Battle of Athenry on this day in history.
1461 Alfonso ed Espina, bishop of Osma urges for an Inquistion in Spain on August - 10.
1497 On August - 10 john Cabot tells King Henry VII of his trip to "Asia"
1500 Portuguese sea captain Diego Diaz is first European to sight Madagascar on August - 10.
1511 Portugese troops occupy parts of Malakka on August - 10.
1512 Battle at Brest: English fleet beats France on this day in history.
1519 Magellan's 5 ship set sail to circumnavigate the Earth on this day in history.
1519 Magellan's 5 ship set sail to circumnavigate Earth on August - 10.
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 On this day in history hieronymus Praetorius, composer
1566 On August - 10 iconoclasm begins
1567 On this day in history girolamo Giacobbi, composer
1585 On August - 10 english Queen Elizabeth I signs Treaty of Nonsuch: Aid for Neth
1589 Pietro Antonio Tamburini, composer on August - 10.
1589 On this day in history maarten Schenck Nideggen, Dutch army leader, drowned at about 49
1622 On this day in history county Maine appended on John Mason/Fernandino Gorges
1627 On August - 10 cardinal Richelieu begins siege of La Rochelle
1628 On this day in history wasa sinks at Stockholm, 50 killed