Historical Events In August - 08
Tuesday, 25 June 2019
0070 On this day in history tower of Antonia destroyed by Romans
0117 Mark Ulpius Trajanus, adopted son of emperor Nerva/emperor, dies on August - 08.
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 this day in history.
1445 On August - 08 oswald von Wolkenstein, Austrian composer
1502 Jacobus IV of Scotland marries Margaretha Tudor on August - 08.
1506 On August - 08 sesshu Toyo, Zen monk/painter, dies in Yamaguchi Japan at 86
1509 On August - 08 the Emperor Krishnadeva Raya is crowned, marking the beginning of the regeneration of the Vijayanagara Empire.
1549 On August - 08 france declares war on England
1567 Duke of Alva's army enters Brussels Belgium on this day in history.
1570 Peace of Saint-Germain-and-Laye, more freedom for huguenots on August - 08.
1571 John Ward, composer on August - 08.
1579 Cornerstone is laid for Tycho Brahe's Uraniborg observatory on August - 08.
1585 On this day in history pope Sixtus excommunicates Hendrik van Navarra (Henri IV)
1586 On this day in history adolf, earl of Nassau-Siegen
1588 On August - 08 sea battle at Grevelingen: English fleet battles Spanish armada
1588 On August - 08 alonso Sánchez Coello, Spanish painter
1605 The city of Oulu, Finland, is founded by Charles IX of Sweden on this day in history.
1609 Venetian senate examines Galileo Galilei's telescope on August - 08.
1616 On August - 08 cornelis Ketel, Dutch portrait painter/poet, buried at 68
1617 Adriaan W "Joris" van Geel, Flemish missionary (Bantu Dictionary) on August - 08.
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 August - 08.
1647 The Irish Confederate Wars and Wars of the Three Kingdoms: Battle of Dungans Hill on this day in history.
1653 Jacques Basnage, French/Neth historian/vicar on August - 08.
1673 Dutch battle fleet of 23 ships demands surrender of NYC on August - 08.
1685 Sassoferrato, [Giovanni B Salvi], Ital painter (Madonna), dies at 75 on August - 08.
1693 On this day in history laurent Belissen, composer
1694 On August - 08 antoine Arnauld [le grand Arnauld], French lawyer/theology, dies at 82
1700 On August - 08 denmark & Sweden sign peace treaty
1700 On August - 08 matthias Henriksen Schacht, composer, dies at 40