Historical Events In August - 04
Monday, 06 April 2020
0181 On August - 04 supernova seen in Cassiopia
1060 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 on August - 04.
1060 On this day in history henry I, King of France (1027..60), dies at 52
1181 On this day in history supernova seen in Cassiopia
1204 Boniface of Montferrat, margrave of Montferrat, murdered on August - 04.
1265 Simon de Montfort English baron, dies in battle on August - 04.
1265 On August - 04 battle at Evesham: English prince Edward beats Simon de Montfort
1265 On August - 04 simon de Montfort, English earl of Leicester, dies in battle
1347 English troops conquer Ft Calais on August - 04.
1351 On this day in history sea battle at Zwartewaal: Willem V beats Hoeksen & English
1430 Philip of Saint-Pol, duke of Brabant/Limburg, dies at 26 on this day in history.
1476 On August - 04 jacob van Armagnac-Pardiac, French duke of Nemours, beheaded
1502 Pieter Coecke van Aelst, Flemish painter/carpet designer on August - 04.
1526 Juan Sebasti…n Cano Spanish explorer, dies on this day in history.
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 Battle of Alcazarquivir, Morrocans defeat Portugeese on August - 04.
1578 Battle of Alcazarquivir, Moroccans defeat Portuguese, 10,000 killed on August - 04.
1578 2 Moroccan royalist, dies in battle on this day in history.
1584 On August - 04 john van Hembyze, South Netherlands Calvinist, dies at 71
1598 London's head office of Hanze closed on August - 04.
1598 William Cecil 1st baron Burghley, English premier, dies at 77 on August - 04.
1633 On August - 04 george Abbott, English theologist/archbishop of Canterbury, dies at 60
1636 Johan Mauritius appointed governor of Dutch Brazil on August - 04.
1639 Juan R Alarcon y Mendoza, Mexican/Spanish playwright, dies at 58 on this day in history.
1664 On August - 04 louis Lully, composer
1666 On this day in history hurricane hits Guadeloupe, Martinique & St Christopher; thousands die
1666 Johan Evertsen, ltalian admiral of Zeeland, lynched in Brielle on this day in history.
1687 On this day in history johan Willem Friso, prince of Orange/monarch of Nassau-Dietz [OS]
1693 On August - 04 dom Perignon invents champagne
1695 French garrison of surrenders to Willem III on August - 04.
1704 On August - 04 war of Spanish Succession, English & Dutch troops occupy Gibraltar
1705 On this day in history vaclav Matyas Gurecky, composer