Historical Events In August - 04
Monday, 10 August 2020
0181 Supernova seen in Cassiopia on this day in history.
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 August - 04 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 Simon de Montfort, English earl of Leicester, dies in battle on August - 04.
1347 English troops conquer Ft Calais on this day in history.
1351 Sea battle at Zwartewaal: Willem V beats Hoeksen & English on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1502 Pieter Coecke van Aelst, Flemish painter/carpet designer on August - 04.
1526 On August - 04 juan Sebasti…n Cano Spanish explorer, dies
1526 Juan Sebastian Cano, Spanish explorer, dies on August - 04.
1558 On this day in history 1st printing of Zohar (Jewish Kabbalah)
1566 On this day in history girolamo della Robbia, Italian sculptor (Majolica relief), dies
1578 Battle of Alcazarquivir, Morrocans defeat Portugeese on this day in history.
1578 Battle of Alcazarquivir, Moroccans defeat Portuguese, 10,000 killed on August - 04.
1578 On August - 04 2 Moroccan royalist, dies in battle
1584 On August - 04 john van Hembyze, South Netherlands Calvinist, dies at 71
1598 On August - 04 london's head office of Hanze closed
1598 On this day in history william Cecil 1st baron Burghley, English premier, dies at 77
1633 George Abbott, English theologist/archbishop of Canterbury, dies at 60 on this day in history.
1636 Johan Mauritius appointed governor of Dutch Brazil on this day in history.
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 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 Dom Perignon invents champagne on this day in history.
1695 On this day in history french garrison of surrenders to Willem III
1704 War of Spanish Succession, English & Dutch troops occupy Gibraltar on August - 04.
1705 Vaclav Matyas Gurecky, composer on this day in history.