Historical Events In August - 07
Friday, 17 August 2018
0317 Flavius Julius Constantius II, Emperor Egypt/Byzantine/Rome (337-61) on August - 07.
0479 On August - 07 emperor Yūryaku of Japan
0626 On August - 07 battle at Constantinople: Slavic/Persians/Avarenvloot defeated
0768 Stephen III begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
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 On August - 07 frederick II, duke of Upper Lorraine
1106 Henry IV, Roman German king/emperor (1056/84-1105), dies at 54 on August - 07.
1409 Council of Pisa closes on August - 07.
1461 the Ming Dynasty Chinese military general Cao Qin stages a coup against the Tianshun Emperor on this day in history.
1479 On August - 07 battle of Guinegate: Emperor Maximilian I vs King Louis XI
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 On this day in history cajetanus van Thiene, Italian saint, dies
1573 Francis Drakes fleet returns to Plymouth on this day in history.
1575 Spanish troops conquer Oudewater, almost all inhabitants died on August - 07.
1588 On this day in history -8] English assault on Spanish Armada
1598 On this day in history 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 August - 07 vincenzo Scamozzi, Ital architect (Procurazie Nuove, Venice), dies
1620 Kepler's mother arrested for witchcraft on this day in history.
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 this day in history friederich Wilhelm Zachow, composer, dies at 48
1714 The Battle of Gangut: the first important victory of the Russian Navy on this day in history.
1742 Nathanael Greene, American Revoluntionary War General on August - 07.
1746 On August - 07 daniel W Wyttenbach, Dutch classical/historian
1750 Slave uprising on Curacao on August - 07.
1751 Wilhelmina FS, princess of Prussia/Orange/wife of Willem V on this day in history.
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