Historical Events In August - 04
Tuesday, 31 January 2023
0181 On this day in history supernova seen in Cassiopia
1060 On August - 04 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 On August - 04 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 this day in history.
1265 On August - 04 simon de Montfort English baron, dies in battle
1265 Battle at Evesham: English prince Edward beats Simon de Montfort on this day in history.
1265 Simon de Montfort, English earl of Leicester, dies in battle on August - 04.
1347 English troops conquer Ft Calais on August - 04.
1351 On August - 04 sea battle at Zwartewaal: Willem V beats Hoeksen & English
1430 Philip of Saint-Pol, duke of Brabant/Limburg, dies at 26 on August - 04.
1476 Jacob van Armagnac-Pardiac, French duke of Nemours, beheaded on August - 04.
1502 On August - 04 pieter Coecke van Aelst, Flemish painter/carpet designer
1526 Juan Sebasti…n Cano Spanish explorer, dies on August - 04.
1526 Juan Sebastian Cano, Spanish explorer, dies on August - 04.
1558 1st printing of Zohar (Jewish Kabbalah) on August - 04.
1566 Girolamo della Robbia, Italian sculptor (Majolica relief), dies on August - 04.
1578 Battle of Alcazarquivir, Morrocans defeat Portugeese on this day in history.
1578 Battle of Alcazarquivir, Moroccans defeat Portuguese, 10,000 killed on this day in history.
1578 On August - 04 2 Moroccan royalist, dies in battle
1584 On August - 04 john van Hembyze, South Netherlands Calvinist, dies at 71
1598 London's head office of Hanze closed on this day in history.
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 On this day in history johan Mauritius appointed governor of Dutch Brazil
1639 On August - 04 juan R Alarcon y Mendoza, Mexican/Spanish playwright, dies at 58
1664 On August - 04 louis Lully, composer
1666 Hurricane hits Guadeloupe, Martinique & St Christopher; thousands die on August - 04.
1666 On August - 04 johan Evertsen, ltalian admiral of Zeeland, lynched in Brielle
1687 Johan Willem Friso, prince of Orange/monarch of Nassau-Dietz [OS] on this day in history.
1693 Dom Perignon invents champagne on this day in history.
1695 French garrison of surrenders to Willem III on this day in history.
1704 On this day in history war of Spanish Succession, English & Dutch troops occupy Gibraltar
1705 Vaclav Matyas Gurecky, composer on August - 04.