Historical Events In August - 05
Tuesday, 24 November 2020
0135 Betar last outpost of Bar Kochba falls to Rome on this day in history.
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 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 Gruffydd ap Llywelyn, King of Gwynedd on this day in history.
1071 Emperor Romanos IV Diogenes captured/Islam advances through Europe on this day in history.
1100 On August - 05 henry I is crowned King of England in Westminster Abbey.
1157 Dirk VI, Count of Holland, dies on this day in history.
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 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 August - 05.
1399 Battle at Worskla: Tataren beat Russians & Litouwers on August - 05.
1420 On this day in history duke John VI of Bavaria visits "Christ's bride"/virgin Liduina
1435 Battle at Ponza: king Alfonso V of Aragon captured by Genuezen on August - 05.
1540 On this day in history joseph Justice Scaliger, proposed Julian dating
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 On August - 05 john Eliot, "Apostle to Indians," Bible translator, baptized
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 On August - 05 william, Jamestown Va, 1st black child born in English America
1644 J Henry Alting, theologist (Statenvertaling), dies at 61 on this day in history.
1654 On August - 05 french troops occupy Stenay
1666 English fleet beats Dutch under Michiel the Ruyter on this day in history.
1667 State of Holland obtain Eternal Edict on August - 05.
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 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 Johan Lulofs, Dutch physicist/philosopher/astronomer on this day in history.
1716 On this day in history battle at Peterwardein: Eugenius van Savoye beats Turks
1745 Skirmish at Laggan: Glengarry beats Royal Scots on August - 05.