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Historical Events In August - 05

Tuesday, 24 November 2020

0135  Betar last outpost of Bar Kochba falls to Rome on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0642  Battle of Maserfield on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1063  Gruffydd ap Llywelyn, King of Gwynedd on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1071  Emperor Romanos IV Diogenes captured/Islam advances through Europe on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1100  On August - 05 henry I is crowned King of England in Westminster Abbey.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1157  Dirk VI, Count of Holland, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1264  On August - 05 anti-Jewish riots break out in Arnstadt Germany  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1388  Battle of Otterburn, a border skirmish between the Scottish and the English in Northern England on August - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1391  Castilian sailors fire attack Jewish ghetto of Barcelona, 100's killed on August - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1399  Battle at Worskla: Tataren beat Russians & Litouwers on August - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1420  On this day in history duke John VI of Bavaria visits "Christ's bride"/virgin Liduina  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1435  Battle at Ponza: king Alfonso V of Aragon captured by Genuezen on August - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1540  On this day in history joseph Justice Scaliger, proposed Julian dating  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1543  French & Turkish troops occupy Nice on August - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1583  On August - 05 gilbert claims Newfoundland (1st English colony in North America)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1587  Spanish troops conquer Lock on August - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1604  On August - 05 john Eliot, "Apostle to Indians," Bible translator, baptized  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1607  On this day in history philipp Friedrich Boddecker, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1610  On this day in history alonso García de Ramón, Spanish soldier and twice Royal Governor of Chile  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1623  Antonio Cesti, composer on August - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1624  On August - 05 william, Jamestown Va, 1st black child born in English America  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1644  J Henry Alting, theologist (Statenvertaling), dies at 61 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1654  On August - 05 french troops occupy Stenay  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1666  English fleet beats Dutch under Michiel the Ruyter on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1667  State of Holland obtain Eternal Edict on August - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1689  On this day in history 1,500 Iroquois attack the village of Lachine, in New France.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1694  Leonardo Ortensio Salvatore de Leo, composer on August - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1711  Johan Lulofs, Dutch physicist/philosopher/astronomer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1716  On this day in history battle at Peterwardein: Eugenius van Savoye beats Turks  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1745  Skirmish at Laggan: Glengarry beats Royal Scots on August - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1301  Edmund of Woodstock, 1st Earl of Kent, English politician (d. 1330) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1397  Guillaume Dufay, Franco-Flemish composer and theorist (d. 1474) was born on August - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1461  Alexander Jagiellon, Grand Duke of Lithuania (d. 1506) was born on August - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1540  On August - 05 birth of joseph Justice Scaliger, proposed Julian dating  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1604  On August - 05 birth of john Eliot, "Apostle to Indians," Bible translator, baptized  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1607  Philipp Friedrich Boddecker, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1623  Antonio Cesti, composer was born on August - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1624  On August - 05 birth of william, Jamestown Va, 1st black child born in English America  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0882  Death of King Louis III of France (b. 863) on August - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1063  On this day in history death of gruffydd ap Llywelyn, King of Gwynedd  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1157  Dirk VI, Count of Holland, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1364  On August - 05 death of emperor Kogon of Japan (b. 1313)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1572  On August - 05 death of isaac Luria, Palestinian-born Kabbalist (b. 1534)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1579  Death of Stanislaus Hosius, Polish Catholic cardinal (b. 1504) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1610  On this day in history death of alonso García de Ramón, Spanish soldier and twice Royal Governor of Chile  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1644  J Henry Alting, theologist (Statenvertaling), dies at 61 on August - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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