Historical Events In August - 08
Saturday, 04 July 2020
0070 On August - 08 tower of Antonia destroyed by Romans
0117 On August - 08 mark Ulpius Trajanus, adopted son of emperor Nerva/emperor, dies
0869 On August - 08 lotharius II, King of Middle-France (Lotharingen) (855-869), dies
0870 On August - 08 kings Charles the Bare & Louis the German divide Lutherans
0936 On this day in history german king Otto I the Great, crowned
1220 On August - 08 sweden is defeated by Estonian tribes in the Battle of Lihula.
1322 Emperor Godaigo, makes Sojiji monastery. chief monastery of Soto Sect on August - 08.
1445 On this day in history oswald von Wolkenstein, Austrian composer
1502 On August - 08 jacobus IV of Scotland marries Margaretha Tudor
1506 Sesshu Toyo, Zen monk/painter, dies in Yamaguchi Japan at 86 on August - 08.
1509 The Emperor Krishnadeva Raya is crowned, marking the beginning of the regeneration of the Vijayanagara Empire on this day in history.
1549 On this day in history france declares war on England
1567 Duke of Alva's army enters Brussels Belgium on August - 08.
1570 On August - 08 peace of Saint-Germain-and-Laye, more freedom for huguenots
1571 On this day in history john Ward, composer
1579 On this day in history cornerstone is laid for Tycho Brahe's Uraniborg observatory
1585 Pope Sixtus excommunicates Hendrik van Navarra (Henri IV) on this day in history.
1586 On August - 08 adolf, earl of Nassau-Siegen
1588 Sea battle at Grevelingen: English fleet battles Spanish armada on August - 08.
1588 Alonso SĂˇnchez Coello, Spanish painter on this day in history.
1605 On this day in history the city of Oulu, Finland, is founded by Charles IX of Sweden.
1609 Venetian senate examines Galileo Galilei's telescope on this day in history.
1616 Cornelis Ketel, Dutch portrait painter/poet, buried at 68 on August - 08.
1617 Adriaan W "Joris" van Geel, Flemish missionary (Bantu Dictionary) on this day in history.
1619 Duke Maximilian I & Emperor Ferdinand II signs Treaty of Munchen on August - 08.
1647 Irish forces are defeated by British Parliamentary forces at Dangan Hill in Ireland on this day in history.
1647 On August - 08 the Irish Confederate Wars and Wars of the Three Kingdoms: Battle of Dungans Hill
1653 On this day in history jacques Basnage, French/Neth historian/vicar
1673 On this day in history dutch battle fleet of 23 ships demands surrender of NYC
1685 On August - 08 sassoferrato, [Giovanni B Salvi], Ital painter (Madonna), dies at 75
1693 On August - 08 laurent Belissen, composer
1694 Antoine Arnauld [le grand Arnauld], French lawyer/theology, dies at 82 on August - 08.
1700 Denmark & Sweden sign peace treaty on this day in history.
1700 Matthias Henriksen Schacht, composer, dies at 40 on August - 08.