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Historical Events In August - 21

Monday, 21 June 2021

0959  Erachus becomes bishop of Luik on this day in history.  

1131  Boudouin II van Bourg, king of Jerusalem, dies on August - 21.  

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 ShĹŤgun and the de facto ruler of Japan. (Traditional Japanese date: July 12, 1192)  

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

1321  160 Jews of Chincon France, burned at stake on August - 21.  

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

1560  On this day in history tycho Brahe becomes interested in astronomy  

1567  Francois de Sales, French bishop of Geneva/writer/saint on this day in history.  

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 August - 21.  

1627  On this day in history jacques Mauduit, composer, dies at 69  

1629  Camillo Procaccini, Italian painter/etcher, dies on August - 21.  

1642  On August - 21 johann Friedrich Treiber, composer  

1643  Afonso VI, king of Portugal (1656-67) (mentally ill) on August - 21.  

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  On August - 21 isaac Sweers, Dutch fleet admiral/Civil rights activist, dies at 51  

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

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

1689  On August - 21 the Battle of Dunkeld in Scotland.  

1689  Jose Pradas Gallen, composer on August - 21.  

1689  William Cleland, Scottish poet and soldier on this day in history.  

1703  Turkish army removes sultan Mustafa II on this day in history.  

1718  On August - 21 emperor Karel VI, Turkey & Venice sign peace treaty  

1721  On August - 21 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  The church (later cathedral) of "Our Lady of Candlemas of MayagĂĽez (Puerto Rico)" is founded, establishing the basis for the founding of the city on this day in history.  

1765  On this day in history william IV, king of England (1830-37)  

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  On August - 21 alessandro Felici, composer, dies at 29  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 21

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1165  Philip II Augustus, 1st great Capetian king of France (1179-1223) was born on this day in history.  

1535  On this day in history birth of shimazu Yoshihiro, Japanese samurai and warlord (d. 1619)  

1567  Francois de Sales, French bishop of Geneva/writer/saint was born on this day in history.  

1597  Roger Twysden, English antiquarian and royalist (d. 1672) was born on August - 21.  

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

1643  On August - 21 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 August - 21.  

1157  Death of King Alfonso VII of Castile (b. 1104/1105) on this day in history.  

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

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

1271  On this day in history death of alphonse of Toulouse, son of Louis VIII of France (b. 1220)  

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

1581  On this day in history death of sakuma Nobumori, Japanese retainer and samurai (b. 1527)  

1614  Death of Elizabeth Báthory, the world's most prolific female serial killer (b. 1560) on this day in history.  

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