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Historical Events In August - 22

Thursday, 22 April 2021

0392  Arbogast has Eugenius elected Western Roman Emperor on August - 22.  

0408  On August - 22 flavius Stilicho, West Roman field leader (395-408), dies at 48  

0476  Odoacer is named Rex italiae by his troop on this day in history.  

0565  On this day in history st Columba reported seeing monster in Loch Ness  

0634  Abd Allah Abu Bekr, Arabic merchant/1st kalief of Islam, dies on August - 22.  

0851  Erispoe defeats Charles the Bald near the Breton town of Jengland on August - 22.  

1138  On this day in history english defeated Scots at Cowton Moor Banners of various saints were carried into battle which led to being called Battle of the Standard  

1241  Gregory IX, [Ugolino di Segni], Italian Pope, dies on August - 22.  

1280  On August - 22 nicholas III, [Giovanni Gaetano Orsini], Italian Pope (1277-80), dies  

1286  On August - 22 erik V Klipping, king of Denmark, murdered  

1350  Philips VI, of Valois, King of France (1328-50), dies on August - 22.  

1367  Egidius AC Albornor, Spanish archbishop of Toledo, dies at about 57 on this day in history.  

1454  On this day in history jews are expelled from Brunn Moravia by order of King Ladislaus  

1485  On this day in history richard III slain at Bosworth Field-last of Plantagenets  

1485  Battle of Bosworth Field on this day in history.  

1485  On August - 22 richard III, king of England (1483-85), killed in battle at 32  

1530  On this day in history bartolomeo Spontone, composer  

1532  On this day in history william Warham, English archbishop of Canterbury (1502-32), dies at 82  

1543  On August - 22 emperor Charles V's army occupies Duren  

1553  On August - 22 john Dudley, English Lord Admiral/premier (1551-53), beheaded  

1559  Spanish archbishop Bartholome de Carranza arrested as heretic on August - 22.  

1572  On this day in history failed assassination on admiral De Coligny  

1582  On August - 22 king James IV of Scotland captured  

1603  1st stones layed in Zuiderkerk Amsterdam on this day in history.  

1614  On this day in history trades people under Vincent Fettmilch chase & plunder Jews out of ghetto in Frankfurt  

1615  Christopher Gibbons, composer on this day in history.  

1632  Prince Frederik Hendrik occupies Maastricht on August - 22.  

1639  Madras (now Chennai), India, is founded by the British East India Company on a sliver of land bought from local Nayak rulers on this day in history.  

1642  On this day in history english Civil War begins  

1642  On this day in history civil War in England began between Royalists & Parliament  

1647  Denis Papin, French physicist (Papiniaanse pot, steam machine) on this day in history.  

1654  Jacob Barsimson, said to be first Jewish immigrant to America, lands at New Amsterdam on this day in history.  

1654  Jacob Barsimson arrives in New Amsterdam (modern day Manhattan) aboard the Peartree, one ot the first Jewish colonists on this day in history.  

1680  Johann Georg II, Elector of Saxony (1656-80), dies at 67 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 22

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1530  On August - 22 birth of bartolomeo Spontone, composer  

1601  Georges de Scudéry, French writer (d. 1667) was born on August - 22.  

1615  Christopher Gibbons, composer was born on August - 22.  

1624  Jean Renaud de Segrais, French writer (d. 1701) was born on August - 22.  

1647  Denis Papin, French physicist (Papiniaanse pot, steam machine) was born on August - 22.  

1679  On August - 22 birth of pierre Guérin de Tencin, French cardinal (d. 1758)  

1681  Pierre Danican Philidor, composer was born on this day in history.  

1753  Christian Friedrich Ruppe, composer was born on August - 22.  

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Famous Deaths In August - 22

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0408  On this day in history flavius Stilicho, West Roman field leader (395-408), dies at 48  

0634  Abd Allah Abu Bekr, Arabic merchant/1st kalief of Islam, dies on this day in history.  

1155  Death of Konoe, Emperor of Japan (b. 1139) on August - 22.  

1188  Death of Ferdinand II, King of Leon (b. 1137) on this day in history.  

1241  On August - 22 gregory IX, [Ugolino di Segni], Italian Pope, dies  

1280  On August - 22 nicholas III, [Giovanni Gaetano Orsini], Italian Pope (1277-80), dies  

1286  Death of Erik V Klipping, king of Denmark, murdered on this day in history.  

1304  On this day in history death of john II, Count of Hainaut (b. 1247)  

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