Historical Events In August - 05
Sunday, 19 January 2020
0135 Betar last outpost of Bar Kochba falls to Rome on August - 05.
0642 On August - 05 battle of Maserfield
0882 On this day in history france's Louis III dies at St Denis August 5 at age 19, and his brother Carloman becomes sole king
0910 On August - 05 the last major Viking army to raid England is defeated at the Battle of Tettenhall by the allied forces of Mercia and Wessex, led by King Edward and Earl Aethelred.
1063 Gruffydd ap Llywelyn, King of Gwynedd on August - 05.
1071 Emperor Romanos IV Diogenes captured/Islam advances through Europe on this day in history.
1100 On August - 05 henry I is crowned King of England in Westminster Abbey.
1157 On August - 05 dirk VI, Count of Holland, dies
1264 Anti-Jewish riots break out in Arnstadt Germany on this day in history.
1305 On August - 05 william Wallace, who led Scottish resistance to England, is captured by the English near Glasgow and transported to London for trial and execution.
1388 Battle of Otterburn, a border skirmish between the Scottish and the English in Northern England on August - 05.
1391 Castilian sailors fire attack Jewish ghetto of Barcelona, 100's killed on August - 05.
1399 Battle at Worskla: Tataren beat Russians & Litouwers on this day in history.
1420 On August - 05 duke John VI of Bavaria visits "Christ's bride"/virgin Liduina
1435 Battle at Ponza: king Alfonso V of Aragon captured by Genuezen on August - 05.
1540 On this day in history joseph Justice Scaliger, proposed Julian dating
1543 French & Turkish troops occupy Nice on August - 05.
1583 Gilbert claims Newfoundland (1st English colony in North America) on this day in history.
1587 On this day in history spanish troops conquer Lock
1604 John Eliot, "Apostle to Indians," Bible translator, baptized on August - 05.
1607 Philipp Friedrich Boddecker, composer on August - 05.
1610 On this day in history alonso GarcĂa de RamĂłn, Spanish soldier and twice Royal Governor of Chile
1623 Antonio Cesti, composer on this day in history.
1624 William, Jamestown Va, 1st black child born in English America on this day in history.
1644 J Henry Alting, theologist (Statenvertaling), dies at 61 on this day in history.
1654 French troops occupy Stenay on August - 05.
1666 English fleet beats Dutch under Michiel the Ruyter on this day in history.
1667 On this day in history state of Holland obtain Eternal Edict
1689 A band of 1,500 Iroquois surround the village of Lachine, Quebec during a violent thunderstorm and set fire to the houses; they then massacre 24 inhabitants and kidnap 90; 42 of the 90 are never seen again; they also kill about 200 more settlers and capture 100 in raids in the vicinity on August - 05.
1689 1,500 Iroquois attack the village of Lachine, in New France on this day in history.
1694 On this day in history leonardo Ortensio Salvatore de Leo, composer
1711 Johan Lulofs, Dutch physicist/philosopher/astronomer on this day in history.
1716 Battle at Peterwardein: Eugenius van Savoye beats Turks on this day in history.
1745 On August - 05 skirmish at Laggan: Glengarry beats Royal Scots