Historical Events In August - 05
Saturday, 13 August 2022
0135 Betar last outpost of Bar Kochba falls to Rome on August - 05.
0642 On August - 05 battle of Maserfield
0882 France's Louis III dies at St Denis August 5 at age 19, and his brother Carloman becomes sole king on August - 05.
0910 On August - 05 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 August - 05.
1100 On August - 05 henry I is crowned King of England in Westminster Abbey.
1157 On this day in history 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 On this day in history 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 On August - 05 battle at Worskla: Tataren beat Russians & Litouwers
1420 Duke John VI of Bavaria visits "Christ's bride"/virgin Liduina on this day in history.
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 this day in history john Eliot, "Apostle to Indians," Bible translator, baptized
1607 On this day in history philipp Friedrich Boddecker, composer
1610 Alonso García de Ramón, Spanish soldier and twice Royal Governor of Chile on August - 05.
1623 Antonio Cesti, composer on this day in history.
1624 William, Jamestown Va, 1st black child born in English America on August - 05.
1644 J Henry Alting, theologist (Statenvertaling), dies at 61 on this day in history.
1654 On August - 05 french troops occupy Stenay
1666 English fleet beats Dutch under Michiel the Ruyter on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1689 1,500 Iroquois attack the village of Lachine, in New France on this day in history.
1694 On August - 05 leonardo Ortensio Salvatore de Leo, composer
1711 On August - 05 johan Lulofs, Dutch physicist/philosopher/astronomer
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