Historical Events In August - 05
Friday, 18 October 2019
0135 On August - 05 betar last outpost of Bar Kochba falls to Rome
0642 On August - 05 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 August - 05.
1071 Emperor Romanos IV Diogenes captured/Islam advances through Europe on this day in history.
1100 On this day in history henry I is crowned King of England in Westminster Abbey.
1157 On August - 05 dirk VI, Count of Holland, dies
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 August - 05.
1388 Battle of Otterburn, a border skirmish between the Scottish and the English in Northern England on August - 05.
1391 On this day in history castilian sailors fire attack Jewish ghetto of Barcelona, 100's killed
1399 On this day in history battle at Worskla: Tataren beat Russians & Litouwers
1420 Duke John VI of Bavaria visits "Christ's bride"/virgin Liduina on August - 05.
1435 Battle at Ponza: king Alfonso V of Aragon captured by Genuezen on August - 05.
1540 Joseph Justice Scaliger, proposed Julian dating on this day in history.
1543 On August - 05 french & Turkish troops occupy Nice
1583 Gilbert claims Newfoundland (1st English colony in North America) on August - 05.
1587 On August - 05 spanish troops conquer Lock
1604 On August - 05 john Eliot, "Apostle to Indians," Bible translator, baptized
1607 On this day in history philipp Friedrich Boddecker, composer
1610 On August - 05 alonso GarcĂa de RamĂłn, 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 On this day in history j Henry Alting, theologist (Statenvertaling), dies at 61
1654 On this day in history french troops occupy Stenay
1666 On August - 05 english fleet beats Dutch under Michiel the Ruyter
1667 State of Holland obtain Eternal Edict on this day in history.
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 1,500 Iroquois attack the village of Lachine, in New France on August - 05.
1694 Leonardo Ortensio Salvatore de Leo, composer on this day in history.
1711 On August - 05 johan Lulofs, Dutch physicist/philosopher/astronomer
1716 On August - 05 battle at Peterwardein: Eugenius van Savoye beats Turks
1745 Skirmish at Laggan: Glengarry beats Royal Scots on August - 05.