Historical Events In August - 05
Saturday, 20 April 2019
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 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 August - 05 gruffydd ap Llywelyn, King of Gwynedd
1071 On August - 05 emperor Romanos IV Diogenes captured/Islam advances through Europe
1100 On this day in history henry I is crowned King of England in Westminster Abbey.
1157 Dirk VI, Count of Holland, dies on August - 05.
1264 Anti-Jewish riots break out in Arnstadt Germany on August - 05.
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 On this day in history battle of Otterburn, a border skirmish between the Scottish and the English in Northern England.
1391 On this day in history castilian sailors fire attack Jewish ghetto of Barcelona, 100's killed
1399 Battle at Worskla: Tataren beat Russians & Litouwers on August - 05.
1420 Duke John VI of Bavaria visits "Christ's bride"/virgin Liduina on August - 05.
1435 Battle at Ponza: king Alfonso V of Aragon captured by Genuezen on this day in history.
1540 On this day in history joseph Justice Scaliger, proposed Julian dating
1543 On this day in history french & Turkish troops occupy Nice
1583 Gilbert claims Newfoundland (1st English colony in North America) on this day in history.
1587 Spanish troops conquer Lock on August - 05.
1604 John Eliot, "Apostle to Indians," Bible translator, baptized on this day in history.
1607 On this day in history philipp Friedrich Boddecker, composer
1610 Alonso García de Ramón, Spanish soldier and twice Royal Governor of Chile on August - 05.
1623 On August - 05 antonio Cesti, composer
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 August - 05.
1654 French troops occupy Stenay on this day in history.
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 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 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 On this day in history johan Lulofs, Dutch physicist/philosopher/astronomer
1716 On August - 05 battle at Peterwardein: Eugenius van Savoye beats Turks
1745 On this day in history skirmish at Laggan: Glengarry beats Royal Scots