Historical Events In August - 22
Wednesday, 23 September 2020
0392 Arbogast has Eugenius elected Western Roman Emperor on August - 22.
0408 Flavius Stilicho, West Roman field leader (395-408), dies at 48 on August - 22.
0476 Odoacer is named Rex italiae by his troop on this day in history.
0565 On August - 22 st Columba reported seeing monster in Loch Ness
0634 Abd Allah Abu Bekr, Arabic merchant/1st kalief of Islam, dies on this day in history.
0851 Erispoe defeats Charles the Bald near the Breton town of Jengland on this day in history.
1138 English defeated Scots at Cowton Moor Banners of various saints were carried into battle which led to being called Battle of the Standard on August - 22.
1241 On August - 22 gregory IX, [Ugolino di Segni], Italian Pope, dies
1280 Nicholas III, [Giovanni Gaetano Orsini], Italian Pope (1277-80), dies on this day in history.
1286 Erik V Klipping, king of Denmark, murdered on this day in history.
1350 Philips VI, of Valois, King of France (1328-50), dies on August - 22.
1367 On this day in history egidius AC Albornor, Spanish archbishop of Toledo, dies at about 57
1454 On August - 22 jews are expelled from Brunn Moravia by order of King Ladislaus
1485 Richard III slain at Bosworth Field-last of Plantagenets on this day in history.
1485 Battle of Bosworth Field on August - 22.
1485 Richard III, king of England (1483-85), killed in battle at 32 on August - 22.
1530 Bartolomeo Spontone, composer on this day in history.
1532 William Warham, English archbishop of Canterbury (1502-32), dies at 82 on this day in history.
1543 Emperor Charles V's army occupies Duren on August - 22.
1553 On this day in history john Dudley, English Lord Admiral/premier (1551-53), beheaded
1559 Spanish archbishop Bartholome de Carranza arrested as heretic on this day in history.
1572 On this day in history failed assassination on admiral De Coligny
1582 King James IV of Scotland captured on August - 22.
1603 On August - 22 1st stones layed in Zuiderkerk Amsterdam
1614 On this day in history trades people under Vincent Fettmilch chase & plunder Jews out of ghetto in Frankfurt
1615 On August - 22 christopher Gibbons, composer
1632 On this day in history prince Frederik Hendrik occupies Maastricht
1639 On this day in history madras (now Chennai), India, is founded by the British East India Company on a sliver of land bought from local Nayak rulers.
1642 English Civil War begins on this day in history.
1642 Civil War in England began between Royalists & Parliament on August - 22.
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 August - 22.
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 On August - 22 johann Georg II, Elector of Saxony (1656-80), dies at 67