Historical Events In August - 07
Tuesday, 18 June 2019
0317 On this day in history flavius Julius Constantius II, Emperor Egypt/Byzantine/Rome (337-61)
0479 On this day in history emperor Yūryaku of Japan
0626 Battle at Constantinople: Slavic/Persians/Avarenvloot defeated on August - 07.
0768 On this day in history stephen III begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0768 Stephen III [IV] begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0936 On this day in history otto I the Great becomes King of Germany
1033 Frederick II, duke of Upper Lorraine on August - 07.
1106 Henry IV, Roman German king/emperor (1056/84-1105), dies at 54 on August - 07.
1409 On August - 07 council of Pisa closes
1461 On August - 07 the Ming Dynasty Chinese military general Cao Qin stages a coup against the Tianshun Emperor.
1479 Battle of Guinegate: Emperor Maximilian I vs King Louis XI on this day in history.
1485 Henry (VII) Tudors army lands in Milford Harbor, South-Wales on this day in history.
1485 Alexander Stewart, 1st Duke of Albany, Scottish prince on August - 07.
1498 On August - 07 columbus arrives in Caribbean
1547 Cajetanus van Thiene, Italian saint, dies on this day in history.
1573 Francis Drakes fleet returns to Plymouth on August - 07.
1575 On August - 07 spanish troops conquer Oudewater, almost all inhabitants died
1588 On August - 07 -8] English assault on Spanish Armada
1598 On August - 07 georg Stiernhielm, "father of Swedish poetry" (Hercules)
1606 On August - 07 the first documented performance of Macbeth performed at the Great Hall at Hampton Court.
1609 On August - 07 eustache du Caurroy, composer, dies at 60
1616 On this day in history vincenzo Scamozzi, Ital architect (Procurazie Nuove, Venice), dies
1620 Kepler's mother arrested for witchcraft on August - 07.
1657 Robert Blake, English admiral (Dover, Dungeness), dies at about 57 on this day in history.
1710 Earl van Godolphin resigns as English minister of Finance on August - 07.
1712 On August - 07 friederich Wilhelm Zachow, composer, dies at 48
1714 On August - 07 the Battle of Gangut: the first important victory of the Russian Navy.
1742 On August - 07 nathanael Greene, American Revoluntionary War General
1746 Daniel W Wyttenbach, Dutch classical/historian on this day in history.
1750 On August - 07 slave uprising on Curacao
1751 On August - 07 wilhelmina FS, princess of Prussia/Orange/wife of Willem V
1760 Ft Loudon, Tennessee surrenders to Cherokee Indians on August - 07.
1779 On this day in history carl Ritter, cofounder of modern science of geography
1782 On August - 07 badge of US Military Merit (Purple Heart) established by George Washington