Historical Events In August - 08
Saturday, 24 August 2019
0070 Tower of Antonia destroyed by Romans on August - 08.
0117 Mark Ulpius Trajanus, adopted son of emperor Nerva/emperor, dies on August - 08.
0869 Lotharius II, King of Middle-France (Lotharingen) (855-869), dies on August - 08.
0870 On this day in history kings Charles the Bare & Louis the German divide Lutherans
0936 On August - 08 german king Otto I the Great, crowned
1220 Sweden is defeated by Estonian tribes in the Battle of Lihula on this day in history.
1322 On August - 08 emperor Godaigo, makes Sojiji monastery. chief monastery of Soto Sect
1445 On this day in history oswald von Wolkenstein, Austrian composer
1502 Jacobus IV of Scotland marries Margaretha Tudor on this day in history.
1506 Sesshu Toyo, Zen monk/painter, dies in Yamaguchi Japan at 86 on August - 08.
1509 On this day in history the Emperor Krishnadeva Raya is crowned, marking the beginning of the regeneration of the Vijayanagara Empire.
1549 On this day in history france declares war on England
1567 On this day in history duke of Alva's army enters Brussels Belgium
1570 Peace of Saint-Germain-and-Laye, more freedom for huguenots on August - 08.
1571 On August - 08 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 Adolf, earl of Nassau-Siegen on August - 08.
1588 Sea battle at Grevelingen: English fleet battles Spanish armada on this day in history.
1588 On this day in history alonso SĂˇnchez Coello, Spanish painter
1605 The city of Oulu, Finland, is founded by Charles IX of Sweden on August - 08.
1609 Venetian senate examines Galileo Galilei's telescope on August - 08.
1616 Cornelis Ketel, Dutch portrait painter/poet, buried at 68 on August - 08.
1617 On August - 08 adriaan W "Joris" van Geel, Flemish missionary (Bantu Dictionary)
1619 Duke Maximilian I & Emperor Ferdinand II signs Treaty of Munchen on this day in history.
1647 On August - 08 irish forces are defeated by British Parliamentary forces at Dangan Hill in Ireland.
1647 On August - 08 the Irish Confederate Wars and Wars of the Three Kingdoms: Battle of Dungans Hill
1653 Jacques Basnage, French/Neth historian/vicar on this day in history.
1673 On August - 08 dutch battle fleet of 23 ships demands surrender of NYC
1685 Sassoferrato, [Giovanni B Salvi], Ital painter (Madonna), dies at 75 on August - 08.
1693 On August - 08 laurent Belissen, composer
1694 Antoine Arnauld [le grand Arnauld], French lawyer/theology, dies at 82 on this day in history.
1700 On this day in history denmark & Sweden sign peace treaty
1700 On August - 08 matthias Henriksen Schacht, composer, dies at 40