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Historical Events In August - 10

Monday, 21 September 2020

1628  On August - 10 hans Jonsson, Swedish fleet commander, drowned  

1652  Peterus I Scheemaeckers, Flemish sculptor (tomb stones) on this day in history.  

1653  On August - 10 sea battle at Heijde, English fleet beats Dutch  

1653  On this day in history maarten Harpertsz Tromp, [Bestevaer], lt-adm, dies in battle at 55  

1654  Bernard Nieuwentyt, Dutch physician/theologist on August - 10.  

1655  Louis de Vadder, Flemish painter, dies at 50 on August - 10.  

1657  Cornelis Chastelein, Dutch colonial director on this day in history.  

1664  On this day in history austria/Turkey signs Peace of Vásvár  

1675  On this day in history king Charles II lays foundation stone of Royal Observatory, Greenwich  

1678  Netherlands & France signs peace treaty in Nijmegen on this day in history.  

1680  Pueblo Indians rebel against Spaniards in Mexico on August - 10.  

1680  On August - 10 in N Mex, Popé leads rebellion of Pueblo Indians against Spaniads  

1699  On August - 10 christoph Gottlieb Schroter, composer  

1708  On this day in history john Stinstra, baptist vicar  

1717  Nicolaas Witsen, etcher/mayor (Amsterdam), dies on August - 10.  

1720  On August - 10 franz Joseph Leonti Meyer von Schavensee, composer  

1730  Sebastien de Brossard, composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

1740  On August - 10 samuel Arnold, composer  

1743  Earliest recorded prize fighting rules formulated on August - 10.  

1750  On August - 10 daniel Gottlob Turk, composer  

1759  Carlos III becomes king of Spain on this day in history.  

1759  Ferdinand VI, the wise, king of Spain, dies at 46 on August - 10.  

1762  Santiago Ferrer, composer on this day in history.  

1774  1st Surinam newspaper (1st Wednesday Suriname) begins publishing on August - 10.  

1776  American Revolutionary War: word of the United States Declaration of Independence reaches London on this day in history.  

1782  The birth of Charles James Napier, British general on this day in history.  

1782  Charles Napier, London, soldier on August - 10.  

1787  Mozart completes his "Eine small Nachtmusik" on August - 10.  

1790  Robert Gray's Columbia, completes first American around world voyage on August - 10.  

1790  On this day in history robert Gray's Columbia, completes 1st American around world voyage  

1792  On August - 10 mobs in Paris attack the palace of Louis XVI  

1792  Mobs in Paris attack palace of Louis XVI on this day in history.  

1793  Heinrich August Neithardt, composer on this day in history.  

1794  On August - 10 leopold Zunz, German scientist (Synagogical Poetry)  

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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  John the Blind, King of Bohemia/Count of Luxembourg was born on August - 10.  

1360  On this day in history birth of francesco Zabarella, Italian jurist (d. 1417)  

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

1489  On this day in history birth of jacob Sturm von Sturmeck, German statesman and reformer (d. 1553)  

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

1556  On August - 10 birth of philipp Nicolai, Germany, theologist/poet/composer  

1560  Hieronymus Praetorius, composer was born on August - 10.  

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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  Fastrada, 3rd wife of French king Charles the Great, dies at 30 on August - 10.  

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

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

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

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

1589  Death of Maarten Schenck Nideggen, Dutch army leader, drowned at about 49 on this day in history.  

1628  On August - 10 death of hans Jonsson, Swedish fleet commander, drowned  

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