Historical Events In August - 05
Tuesday, 25 June 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 Gruffydd ap Llywelyn, King of Gwynedd on this day in history.
1071 On August - 05 emperor Romanos IV Diogenes captured/Islam advances through Europe
1100 Henry I is crowned King of England in Westminster Abbey on August - 05.
1157 Dirk VI, Count of Holland, dies on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1388 Battle of Otterburn, a border skirmish between the Scottish and the English in Northern England on this day in history.
1391 Castilian sailors fire attack Jewish ghetto of Barcelona, 100's killed on this day in history.
1399 On August - 05 battle at Worskla: Tataren beat Russians & Litouwers
1420 On August - 05 duke John VI of Bavaria visits "Christ's bride"/virgin Liduina
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 On August - 05 french & Turkish troops occupy Nice
1583 Gilbert claims Newfoundland (1st English colony in North America) on this day in history.
1587 On this day in history spanish troops conquer Lock
1604 John Eliot, "Apostle to Indians," Bible translator, baptized on August - 05.
1607 On August - 05 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 August - 05.
1644 On August - 05 j Henry Alting, theologist (Statenvertaling), dies at 61
1654 French troops occupy Stenay on August - 05.
1666 English fleet beats Dutch under Michiel the Ruyter on August - 05.
1667 State of Holland obtain Eternal Edict on this day in history.
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 1,500 Iroquois attack the village of Lachine, in New France on this day in history.
1694 Leonardo Ortensio Salvatore de Leo, composer on this day in history.
1711 Johan Lulofs, Dutch physicist/philosopher/astronomer on this day in history.
1716 Battle at Peterwardein: Eugenius van Savoye beats Turks on August - 05.
1745 On this day in history skirmish at Laggan: Glengarry beats Royal Scots