Historical Events In August - 05
Thursday, 05 December 2019
0135 Betar last outpost of Bar Kochba falls to Rome on this day in history.
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 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 On August - 05 gruffydd ap Llywelyn, King of Gwynedd
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 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 On August - 05 castilian sailors fire attack Jewish ghetto of Barcelona, 100's killed
1399 Battle at Worskla: Tataren beat Russians & Litouwers on this day in history.
1420 Duke John VI of Bavaria visits "Christ's bride"/virgin Liduina on August - 05.
1435 On August - 05 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 August - 05.
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 On August - 05 john Eliot, "Apostle to Indians," Bible translator, baptized
1607 On August - 05 philipp Friedrich Boddecker, composer
1610 Alonso GarcĂa de RamĂłn, Spanish soldier and twice Royal Governor of Chile on this day in history.
1623 On this day in history antonio Cesti, composer
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 August - 05.
1654 On August - 05 french troops occupy Stenay
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 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 August - 05 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 On this day in history skirmish at Laggan: Glengarry beats Royal Scots