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Historical Events In August - 22

Tuesday, 07 July 2020

0392  Arbogast has Eugenius elected Western Roman Emperor on this day in history.  

0408  On this day in history 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  St Columba reported seeing monster in Loch Ness on August - 22.  

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

0851  On this day in history erispoe defeats Charles the Bald near the Breton town of Jengland.  

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

1280  Nicholas III, [Giovanni Gaetano Orsini], Italian Pope (1277-80), dies on August - 22.  

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

1350  Philips VI, of Valois, King of France (1328-50), dies on this day in history.  

1367  On this day in history egidius AC Albornor, Spanish archbishop of Toledo, dies at about 57  

1454  Jews are expelled from Brunn Moravia by order of King Ladislaus on August - 22.  

1485  Richard III slain at Bosworth Field-last of Plantagenets on this day in history.  

1485  On August - 22 battle of Bosworth Field  

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  John Dudley, English Lord Admiral/premier (1551-53), beheaded on this day in history.  

1559  On this day in history spanish archbishop Bartholome de Carranza arrested as heretic  

1572  Failed assassination on admiral De Coligny on August - 22.  

1582  King James IV of Scotland captured on August - 22.  

1603  On this day in history 1st stones layed in Zuiderkerk Amsterdam  

1614  On August - 22 trades people under Vincent Fettmilch chase & plunder Jews out of ghetto in Frankfurt  

1615  Christopher Gibbons, composer on this day in history.  

1632  On August - 22 prince Frederik Hendrik occupies Maastricht  

1639  Madras (now Chennai), India, is founded by the British East India Company on a sliver of land bought from local Nayak rulers on August - 22.  

1642  On August - 22 english Civil War begins  

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 this day in history.  

1654  Jacob Barsimson arrives in New Amsterdam (modern day Manhattan) aboard the Peartree, one ot the first Jewish colonists on August - 22.  

1680  On this day in history johann Georg II, Elector of Saxony (1656-80), dies at 67  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 22

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1530  On this day in history birth of bartolomeo Spontone, composer  

1601  Georges de Scudéry, French writer (d. 1667) was born on this day in history.  

1615  On August - 22 birth of christopher Gibbons, composer  

1624  On this day in history birth of jean Renaud de Segrais, French writer (d. 1701)  

1647  On this day in history birth of denis Papin, French physicist (Papiniaanse pot, steam machine)  

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

1681  On August - 22 birth of pierre Danican Philidor, composer  

1753  On August - 22 birth of christian Friedrich Ruppe, composer  

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Famous Deaths In August - 22

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0408  On August - 22 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 this day in history.  

1188  Death of Ferdinand II, King of Leon (b. 1137) on August - 22.  

1241  On this day in history gregory IX, [Ugolino di Segni], Italian Pope, dies  

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

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

1304  On August - 22 death of john II, Count of Hainaut (b. 1247)  

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