Historical Events In August - 05
Wednesday, 08 February 2023
0135 On this day in history betar last outpost of Bar Kochba falls to Rome
0642 Battle of Maserfield on this day in history.
0882 On this day in history 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 Gruffydd ap Llywelyn, King of Gwynedd on August - 05.
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 On this day in history 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 On this day in history battle of Otterburn, a border skirmish between the Scottish and the English in Northern England.
1391 Castilian sailors fire attack Jewish ghetto of Barcelona, 100's killed on August - 05.
1399 On this day in history battle at Worskla: Tataren beat Russians & Litouwers
1420 On August - 05 duke John VI of Bavaria visits "Christ's bride"/virgin Liduina
1435 On this day in history battle at Ponza: king Alfonso V of Aragon captured by Genuezen
1540 Joseph Justice Scaliger, proposed Julian dating on this day in history.
1543 French & Turkish troops occupy Nice on this day in history.
1583 Gilbert claims Newfoundland (1st English colony in North America) on August - 05.
1587 Spanish troops conquer Lock on August - 05.
1604 John Eliot, "Apostle to Indians," Bible translator, baptized on August - 05.
1607 Philipp Friedrich Boddecker, composer on this day in history.
1610 On this day in history alonso García de Ramón, Spanish soldier and twice Royal Governor of Chile
1623 Antonio Cesti, composer on this day in history.
1624 On this day in history 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 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 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 August - 05.
1694 On August - 05 leonardo Ortensio Salvatore de Leo, composer
1711 On August - 05 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