Historical Events In August - 04
Monday, 17 February 2020
0181 Supernova seen in Cassiopia on August - 04.
1060 On this day in history france's Henri I dies August 4 at age 52 and is succeeded by his son of 8, who will reign until 1108 as Philip I
1060 Henry I, King of France (1027..60), dies at 52 on this day in history.
1181 On August - 04 supernova seen in Cassiopia
1204 On this day in history boniface of Montferrat, margrave of Montferrat, murdered
1265 On August - 04 simon de Montfort English baron, dies in battle
1265 Battle at Evesham: English prince Edward beats Simon de Montfort on August - 04.
1265 On this day in history simon de Montfort, English earl of Leicester, dies in battle
1347 On this day in history english troops conquer Ft Calais
1351 Sea battle at Zwartewaal: Willem V beats Hoeksen & English on August - 04.
1430 Philip of Saint-Pol, duke of Brabant/Limburg, dies at 26 on August - 04.
1476 On August - 04 jacob van Armagnac-Pardiac, French duke of Nemours, beheaded
1502 On this day in history pieter Coecke van Aelst, Flemish painter/carpet designer
1526 On August - 04 juan Sebasti…n Cano Spanish explorer, dies
1526 Juan Sebastian Cano, Spanish explorer, dies on this day in history.
1558 1st printing of Zohar (Jewish Kabbalah) on this day in history.
1566 On August - 04 girolamo della Robbia, Italian sculptor (Majolica relief), dies
1578 On this day in history battle of Alcazarquivir, Morrocans defeat Portugeese
1578 Battle of Alcazarquivir, Moroccans defeat Portuguese, 10,000 killed on August - 04.
1578 On August - 04 2 Moroccan royalist, dies in battle
1584 John van Hembyze, South Netherlands Calvinist, dies at 71 on August - 04.
1598 London's head office of Hanze closed on August - 04.
1598 On August - 04 william Cecil 1st baron Burghley, English premier, dies at 77
1633 George Abbott, English theologist/archbishop of Canterbury, dies at 60 on August - 04.
1636 On this day in history johan Mauritius appointed governor of Dutch Brazil
1639 Juan R Alarcon y Mendoza, Mexican/Spanish playwright, dies at 58 on August - 04.
1664 Louis Lully, composer on August - 04.
1666 On August - 04 hurricane hits Guadeloupe, Martinique & St Christopher; thousands die
1666 On this day in history johan Evertsen, ltalian admiral of Zeeland, lynched in Brielle
1687 On this day in history johan Willem Friso, prince of Orange/monarch of Nassau-Dietz [OS]
1693 On this day in history dom Perignon invents champagne
1695 On this day in history french garrison of surrenders to Willem III
1704 On August - 04 war of Spanish Succession, English & Dutch troops occupy Gibraltar
1705 Vaclav Matyas Gurecky, composer on this day in history.