Historical Events In August - 05
Sunday, 24 September 2023
0135 Betar last outpost of Bar Kochba falls to Rome on this day in history.
0642 On this day in history battle of Maserfield
0882 France's Louis III dies at St Denis August 5 at age 19, and his brother Carloman becomes sole king on August - 05.
0910 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 on August - 05.
1063 On this day in history gruffydd ap Llywelyn, King of Gwynedd
1071 On this day in history emperor Romanos IV Diogenes captured/Islam advances through Europe
1100 Henry I is crowned King of England in Westminster Abbey on this day in history.
1157 On August - 05 dirk VI, Count of Holland, dies
1264 Anti-Jewish riots break out in Arnstadt Germany on August - 05.
1305 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1391 On this day in history castilian sailors fire attack Jewish ghetto of Barcelona, 100's killed
1399 On this day in history battle at Worskla: Tataren beat Russians & Litouwers
1420 Duke John VI of Bavaria visits "Christ's bride"/virgin Liduina on August - 05.
1435 On August - 05 battle at Ponza: king Alfonso V of Aragon captured by Genuezen
1540 Joseph Justice Scaliger, proposed Julian dating on this day in history.
1543 On August - 05 french & Turkish troops occupy Nice
1583 Gilbert claims Newfoundland (1st English colony in North America) on August - 05.
1587 On August - 05 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 On August - 05 alonso GarcÃa de RamÃ³n, Spanish soldier and twice Royal Governor of Chile
1623 Antonio Cesti, composer on August - 05.
1624 On this day in history william, Jamestown Va, 1st black child born in English America
1644 On August - 05 j Henry Alting, theologist (Statenvertaling), dies at 61
1654 French troops occupy Stenay on this day in history.
1666 English fleet beats Dutch under Michiel the Ruyter on August - 05.
1667 On this day in history state of Holland obtain Eternal Edict
1689 On August - 05 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 August - 05 1,500 Iroquois attack the village of Lachine, in New France.
1694 On August - 05 leonardo Ortensio Salvatore de Leo, composer
1711 Johan Lulofs, Dutch physicist/philosopher/astronomer on August - 05.
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