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Historical Events In August - 01

Sunday, 09 August 2020

1685  Pietro Giuseppe Sandoni, composer on August - 01.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1686  Benedetto Marcello, Italian author/composer (Lettera Famigliare) on August - 01.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1690  On this day in history battle at Staffarda: French army beats Victor Amadeus van Savoye  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1711  On August - 01 surrounded Czar Peter the Great flees Azov  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1714  On this day in history monarch Georg Ludwig becomes king George I of England  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1714  Richard Wilson, Welsh landscape painter on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1714  On this day in history anne Stuart, queen of England (1702-14), dies at about 49  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1716  On this day in history 1st sculling race (London Bridge to Chelsea)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1732  Foundation laid for Bank of England on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1743  Richard Savage, English poet/playwright, dies at about 46 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1744  Jean-Baptiste-Pierre-Antoine Monnet de Lamarck, French zoologist on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1753  On August - 01 charles, 3rd earl Stanhope, England, radical politician/scientist  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1755  On August - 01 giuseppe Antonio Capuzzi, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1759  On August - 01 battle at Minden, Westfalen: Ferdinand van Brunswick beats France  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1766  Ignaz Anton Franz Xavier Ladurner, pianist/composer on August - 01.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1770  On this day in history william Clark, Charlottsville VA, 2nd lt of Lewis & Clark Expedition  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1774  On this day in history joseph Priestley isolates oxygen for the first time  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1774  On August - 01 priestly discovers oxygen  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1776  Formal signing of the Declaration of Independence on August - 01.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1779  Francis Scott Key, composer (Star-Spangled Banner) on August - 01.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1780  Sweden declares neutrality on August - 01.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1781  English army under general Cornwallis occupies Yorktown, Virginia on August - 01.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1785  Caroline Herschel becomes first woman discoverer of a comet on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1785  On August - 01 caroline Herschel becomes 1st woman discoverer of a comet  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1786  Louis C Luzac, judge/Dutch Internal minister on August - 01.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1787  On August - 01 alfonsus M de' Liguori, Italian theologist/bishop/saint, dies at 90  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1789  US Customs begins enforcing Tariff Act on August - 01.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1790  On August - 01 first US census (population of 3,939,214)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1790  On this day in history 1st US census (population of 3,939,214; 697,624 are slaves)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1793  On August - 01 the metric unit of mass, the kilogram, is introduced in France  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1793  France becomes 1st country to use the metric system on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1794  On this day in history whiskey Rebellion begins  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1798  On this day in history british under Adm Horatio Nelson beat French at Battle of Nile  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1798  On August - 01 the English navy, under Nelson, defeats the French at the Battle of the Nile  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Birthdays In August - 01

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1313  Emperor Kogon of Japan (d. 1364) was born on August - 01.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1322  On August - 01 birth of peter van Herenthals, South Netherlands theologist/church historian  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1377  Emperor Go-Komatsu of Japan (d. 1433) was born on August - 01.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1495  On August - 01 birth of jan Scorel, Dutch painter/architect  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1520  Sigismund II Augustus, King of Poland (1548-72) was born on August - 01.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1545  On this day in history birth of andrew Melville, Scottish theologian and religious reformer (d. 1622)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1555  Edward Kelley, English spirit medium (d. 1597) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1579  LuĂ­s VĂ©lez de Guevara, Spanish writer (d. 1644) was born on August - 01.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0527  On August - 01 justinus I, Byzantine emperor (518-27), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1137  Louis VI, King of France, dies (1108-37) on August - 01.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1190  Floris III, Count of Holland, dies on August - 01.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1227  Death of Shimazu Tadahisa, Japanese warlord (b. 1179) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1402  On this day in history death of edmund of Langley, 1st Duke of York, son of Edward III of England (b. 1341)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1457  Laurentius Valla, Italian philosopher (Voluptate), dies at about 50 on August - 01.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1464  Death of Cosimo de' Medici, ruler of Florence (b. 1386) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1541  On this day in history death of simon Grynaeus, German theologian (b. 1493)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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