Historical Events In August - 05
Wednesday, 23 September 2020
0135 Betar last outpost of Bar Kochba falls to Rome on August - 05.
0642 On this day in history battle of Maserfield
0882 On August - 05 france's Louis III dies at St Denis August 5 at age 19, and his brother Carloman becomes sole king
0910 On this day in history 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 On this day in history gruffydd ap Llywelyn, King of Gwynedd
1071 Emperor Romanos IV Diogenes captured/Islam advances through Europe on this day in history.
1100 Henry I is crowned King of England in Westminster Abbey on this day in history.
1157 On this day in history dirk VI, Count of Holland, dies
1264 Anti-Jewish riots break out in Arnstadt Germany on this day in history.
1305 William Wallace, who led Scottish resistance to England, is captured by the English near Glasgow and transported to London for trial and execution on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1399 Battle at Worskla: Tataren beat Russians & Litouwers on this day in history.
1420 On this day in history duke John VI of Bavaria visits "Christ's bride"/virgin Liduina
1435 On August - 05 battle at Ponza: king Alfonso V of Aragon captured by Genuezen
1540 Joseph Justice Scaliger, proposed Julian dating on August - 05.
1543 On August - 05 french & Turkish troops occupy Nice
1583 On this day in history gilbert claims Newfoundland (1st English colony in North America)
1587 On this day in history spanish troops conquer Lock
1604 On August - 05 john Eliot, "Apostle to Indians," Bible translator, baptized
1607 On August - 05 philipp Friedrich Boddecker, composer
1610 Alonso García de Ramón, Spanish soldier and twice Royal Governor of Chile on August - 05.
1623 Antonio Cesti, composer on August - 05.
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 On August - 05 english fleet beats Dutch under Michiel the Ruyter
1667 State of Holland obtain Eternal Edict on this day in history.
1689 On this day in history 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.
1689 On this day in history 1,500 Iroquois attack the village of Lachine, in New France.
1694 Leonardo Ortensio Salvatore de Leo, composer on August - 05.
1711 On August - 05 johan Lulofs, Dutch physicist/philosopher/astronomer
1716 Battle at Peterwardein: Eugenius van Savoye beats Turks on this day in history.
1745 Skirmish at Laggan: Glengarry beats Royal Scots on August - 05.