Historical Events In August - 05
Wednesday, 21 August 2019
0135 Betar last outpost of Bar Kochba falls to Rome on August - 05.
0642 Battle of Maserfield on this day in history.
0882 France's Louis III dies at St Denis August 5 at age 19, and his brother Carloman becomes sole king on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
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 Dirk VI, Count of Holland, dies on August - 05.
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 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 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 August - 05.
1543 French & Turkish troops occupy Nice on August - 05.
1583 On August - 05 gilbert claims Newfoundland (1st English colony in North America)
1587 Spanish troops conquer Lock on August - 05.
1604 John Eliot, "Apostle to Indians," Bible translator, baptized on August - 05.
1607 On this day in history philipp Friedrich Boddecker, composer
1610 On this day in history alonso García de Ramón, Spanish soldier and twice Royal Governor of Chile
1623 Antonio Cesti, composer on August - 05.
1624 William, Jamestown Va, 1st black child born in English America on this day in history.
1644 On this day in history 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 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 this day in history.
1689 On August - 05 1,500 Iroquois attack the village of Lachine, in New France.
1694 Leonardo Ortensio Salvatore de Leo, composer on August - 05.
1711 On this day in history johan Lulofs, Dutch physicist/philosopher/astronomer
1716 Battle at Peterwardein: Eugenius van Savoye beats Turks on August - 05.
1745 Skirmish at Laggan: Glengarry beats Royal Scots on this day in history.