Historical Events In August - 05
Wednesday, 08 July 2020
0135 On August - 05 betar last outpost of Bar Kochba falls to Rome
0642 Battle of Maserfield on August - 05.
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 this day in history.
1063 Gruffydd ap Llywelyn, King of Gwynedd on this day in history.
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 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 August - 05.
1391 Castilian sailors fire attack Jewish ghetto of Barcelona, 100's killed on August - 05.
1399 Battle at Worskla: Tataren beat Russians & Litouwers on August - 05.
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 this day in history.
1583 On August - 05 gilbert claims Newfoundland (1st English colony in North America)
1587 Spanish troops conquer Lock on this day in history.
1604 On August - 05 john Eliot, "Apostle to Indians," Bible translator, baptized
1607 On August - 05 philipp Friedrich Boddecker, composer
1610 On this day in history alonso GarcĂa de RamĂłn, Spanish soldier and twice Royal Governor of Chile
1623 On August - 05 antonio Cesti, composer
1624 William, Jamestown Va, 1st black child born in English America on August - 05.
1644 On this day in history j Henry Alting, theologist (Statenvertaling), dies at 61
1654 On August - 05 french troops occupy Stenay
1666 On August - 05 english fleet beats Dutch under Michiel the Ruyter
1667 On August - 05 state of Holland obtain Eternal Edict
1689 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 on August - 05.
1689 On August - 05 1,500 Iroquois attack the village of Lachine, in New France.
1694 On this day in history leonardo Ortensio Salvatore de Leo, composer
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 Skirmish at Laggan: Glengarry beats Royal Scots on this day in history.