Historical Events In August - 05
Sunday, 05 April 2020
0135 On August - 05 betar last outpost of Bar Kochba falls to Rome
0642 Battle of Maserfield on August - 05.
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 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 Emperor Romanos IV Diogenes captured/Islam advances through Europe on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
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 August - 05.
1388 On August - 05 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 this day in history.
1399 Battle at Worskla: Tataren beat Russians & Litouwers on August - 05.
1420 Duke John VI of Bavaria visits "Christ's bride"/virgin Liduina on this day in history.
1435 Battle at Ponza: king Alfonso V of Aragon captured by Genuezen on this day in history.
1540 Joseph Justice Scaliger, proposed Julian dating on August - 05.
1543 On August - 05 french & Turkish troops occupy Nice
1583 On August - 05 gilbert claims Newfoundland (1st English colony in North America)
1587 On this day in history spanish troops conquer Lock
1604 John Eliot, "Apostle to Indians," Bible translator, baptized on this day in history.
1607 On August - 05 philipp Friedrich Boddecker, composer
1610 On August - 05 alonso GarcĂa de RamĂłn, Spanish soldier and twice Royal Governor of Chile
1623 On this day in history antonio Cesti, composer
1624 On August - 05 william, Jamestown Va, 1st black child born in English America
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 State of Holland obtain Eternal Edict on August - 05.
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 On August - 05 1,500 Iroquois attack the village of Lachine, in New France.
1694 On August - 05 leonardo Ortensio Salvatore de Leo, composer
1711 On this day in history johan Lulofs, Dutch physicist/philosopher/astronomer
1716 Battle at Peterwardein: Eugenius van Savoye beats Turks on this day in history.
1745 Skirmish at Laggan: Glengarry beats Royal Scots on this day in history.