Historical Events In August - 05
Tuesday, 03 August 2021
0135 On August - 05 betar last outpost of Bar Kochba falls to Rome
0642 Battle of Maserfield on August - 05.
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 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 On this day in history henry I is crowned King of England in Westminster Abbey.
1157 On August - 05 dirk VI, Count of Holland, dies
1264 On August - 05 anti-Jewish riots break out in Arnstadt Germany
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 August - 05.
1388 Battle of Otterburn, a border skirmish between the Scottish and the English in Northern England on August - 05.
1391 On this day in history castilian sailors fire attack Jewish ghetto of Barcelona, 100's killed
1399 On August - 05 battle at Worskla: Tataren beat Russians & Litouwers
1420 Duke John VI of Bavaria visits "Christ's bride"/virgin Liduina on August - 05.
1435 On this day in history battle at Ponza: king Alfonso V of Aragon captured by Genuezen
1540 Joseph Justice Scaliger, proposed Julian dating on August - 05.
1543 French & Turkish troops occupy Nice on this day in history.
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 this day in history john Eliot, "Apostle to Indians," Bible translator, baptized
1607 Philipp Friedrich Boddecker, composer on August - 05.
1610 Alonso García de Ramón, Spanish soldier and twice Royal Governor of Chile on this day in history.
1623 Antonio Cesti, composer on August - 05.
1624 On August - 05 william, Jamestown Va, 1st black child born in English America
1644 On August - 05 j Henry Alting, theologist (Statenvertaling), dies at 61
1654 On this day in history french troops occupy Stenay
1666 On this day in history english fleet beats Dutch under Michiel the Ruyter
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 this day in history.
1689 1,500 Iroquois attack the village of Lachine, in New France on August - 05.
1694 Leonardo Ortensio Salvatore de Leo, composer on August - 05.
1711 Johan Lulofs, Dutch physicist/philosopher/astronomer on August - 05.
1716 On this day in history battle at Peterwardein: Eugenius van Savoye beats Turks
1745 On August - 05 skirmish at Laggan: Glengarry beats Royal Scots