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Historical Events In August - 10

Sunday, 28 February 2021

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

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

1653  Sea battle at Heijde, English fleet beats Dutch on August - 10.  

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

1654  On August - 10 bernard Nieuwentyt, Dutch physician/theologist  

1655  On August - 10 louis de Vadder, Flemish painter, dies at 50  

1657  Cornelis Chastelein, Dutch colonial director on August - 10.  

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

1675  King Charles II lays foundation stone of Royal Observatory, Greenwich on August - 10.  

1678  On this day in history netherlands & France signs peace treaty in Nijmegen  

1680  On this day in history pueblo Indians rebel against Spaniards in Mexico  

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

1699  Christoph Gottlieb Schroter, composer on August - 10.  

1708  On August - 10 john Stinstra, baptist vicar  

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

1720  Franz Joseph Leonti Meyer von Schavensee, composer on August - 10.  

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

1740  Samuel Arnold, composer on August - 10.  

1743  On this day in history earliest recorded prize fighting rules formulated  

1750  Daniel Gottlob Turk, composer on this day in history.  

1759  On August - 10 carlos III becomes king of Spain  

1759  On August - 10 ferdinand VI, the wise, king of Spain, dies at 46  

1762  On August - 10 santiago Ferrer, composer  

1774  1st Surinam newspaper (1st Wednesday Suriname) begins publishing on this day in history.  

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

1782  On this day in history the birth of Charles James Napier, British general  

1782  On August - 10 charles Napier, London, soldier  

1787  On this day in history mozart completes his "Eine small Nachtmusik"  

1790  On August - 10 robert Gray's Columbia, completes first American around world voyage  

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

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

1792  On this day in history mobs in Paris attack palace of Louis XVI  

1793  Heinrich August Neithardt, composer on August - 10.  

1794  Leopold Zunz, German scientist (Synagogical Poetry) on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 10

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1267  King James II of Aragon (d. 1327) was born on this day in history.  

1296  On August - 10 birth of john the Blind, King of Bohemia/Count of Luxembourg  

1360  On August - 10 birth of francesco Zabarella, Italian jurist (d. 1417)  

1397  Albert II of Germany, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1439) was born on this day in history.  

1489  On August - 10 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 August - 10.  

1556  On this day in history 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  On this day in history fastrada, 3rd wife of French king Charles the Great, dies at 30  

0955  On this day in history conrad the Red, Duke of Lotharingen, dies in battle  

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

1250  Death of Erik IV Plovpenning, king of Denmark, murdered on August - 10.  

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 August - 10.  

1628  Death of Hans Jonsson, Swedish fleet commander, drowned on August - 10.  

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