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Historical Events In August - 21

Monday, 28 September 2020

0959  Erachus becomes bishop of Luik on August - 21.  

1131  On August - 21 boudouin II van Bourg, king of Jerusalem, dies  

1165  Philip II Augustus, 1st great Capetian king of France (1179-1223) on August - 21.  

1190  Godfried III, duke of Brabant (Grimbergse war), dies on this day in history.  

1192  On this day in history minamoto Yoritomo becomes Seii Tai Shōgun and the de facto ruler of Japan. (Traditional Japanese date: July 12, 1192)  

1245  Alexander van Hales, English scholar, dies on August - 21.  

1321  On this day in history 160 Jews of Chincon France, burned at stake  

1516  John III van Egmont, [Manke John], viceroy of Holland, dies at 78 on August - 21.  

1560  Tycho Brahe becomes interested in astronomy on August - 21.  

1567  On August - 21 francois de Sales, French bishop of Geneva/writer/saint  

1583  The Delight, with 85 persons aboard, founders on the banks of Sable Island; first Canadian shipwreck on record on August - 21.  

1598  -22] Deed of Transfers proclaims Netherlands independence on this day in history.  

1627  Jacques Mauduit, composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.  

1629  On this day in history camillo Procaccini, Italian painter/etcher, dies  

1642  Johann Friedrich Treiber, composer on August - 21.  

1643  Afonso VI, king of Portugal (1656-67) (mentally ill) on this day in history.  

1660  On this day in history hubert Gautier, engineer, wrote 1st book on bridge building  

1673  On this day in history sea battle at Kijkduin: De Ruyter defeats English & French fleet  

1673  Isaac Sweers, Dutch fleet admiral/Civil rights activist, dies at 51 on this day in history.  

1680  On this day in history pueblo Indians took possession of Santa F from Spanish  

1680  Pueblo Indians takes possession of Santa Fé from Spanish on this day in history.  

1689  The Battle of Dunkeld in Scotland on August - 21.  

1689  On this day in history jose Pradas Gallen, composer  

1689  On this day in history william Cleland, Scottish poet and soldier  

1703  On August - 21 turkish army removes sultan Mustafa II  

1718  On this day in history emperor Karel VI, Turkey & Venice sign peace treaty  

1721  On this day in history lucretia W van Winter-van Merken, Dutch poet  

1723  On this day in history dimitrie Cantemir, philosopher/monarch of Moldova 1710-11, dies at 49  

1725  On this day in history jean-Baptiste Greuze, French painter  

1751  On this day in history johann Georg Witthauer, composer  

1760  On this day in history the church (later cathedral) of "Our Lady of Candlemas of Mayagüez (Puerto Rico)" is founded, establishing the basis for the founding of the city.  

1765  William IV, king of England (1830-37) on this day in history.  

1772  King Gustav III completes his coup d'etat by adopting a new Constitution, ending half a century of parliamentary rule in Sweden and installing himself as an enlightened despot on this day in history.  

1772  Alessandro Felici, composer, dies at 29 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 21

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1165  On August - 21 birth of philip II Augustus, 1st great Capetian king of France (1179-1223)  

1535  Shimazu Yoshihiro, Japanese samurai and warlord (d. 1619) was born on this day in history.  

1567  Francois de Sales, French bishop of Geneva/writer/saint was born on August - 21.  

1597  On August - 21 birth of roger Twysden, English antiquarian and royalist (d. 1672)  

1642  Johann Friedrich Treiber, composer was born on August - 21.  

1643  On this day in history birth of afonso VI, king of Portugal (1656-67) (mentally ill)  

1660  Hubert Gautier, engineer, wrote 1st book on bridge building was born on this day in history.  

1665  On this day in history birth of giacomo F. Maraldi, French-Italian astronomer (d. 1729)  

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Famous Deaths In August - 21

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1131  Boudouin II van Bourg, king of Jerusalem, dies on this day in history.  

1157  On this day in history death of king Alfonso VII of Castile (b. 1104/1105)  

1190  On this day in history godfried III, duke of Brabant (Grimbergse war), dies  

1245  On this day in history alexander van Hales, English scholar, dies  

1271  Death of Alphonse of Toulouse, son of Louis VIII of France (b. 1220) on August - 21.  

1516  On this day in history john III van Egmont, [Manke John], viceroy of Holland, dies at 78  

1581  Death of Sakuma Nobumori, Japanese retainer and samurai (b. 1527) on this day in history.  

1614  On this day in history death of elizabeth Báthory, the world's most prolific female serial killer (b. 1560)  

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