Historical Events In August - 08
Saturday, 15 December 2018
0070 On this day in history tower of Antonia destroyed by Romans
0117 Mark Ulpius Trajanus, adopted son of emperor Nerva/emperor, dies on this day in history.
0869 On this day in history lotharius II, King of Middle-France (Lotharingen) (855-869), dies
0870 On August - 08 kings Charles the Bare & Louis the German divide Lutherans
0936 German king Otto I the Great, crowned on this day in history.
1220 Sweden is defeated by Estonian tribes in the Battle of Lihula on August - 08.
1322 On this day in history emperor Godaigo, makes Sojiji monastery. chief monastery of Soto Sect
1445 On August - 08 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 this day in history.
1509 On this day in history the Emperor Krishnadeva Raya is crowned, marking the beginning of the regeneration of the Vijayanagara Empire.
1549 France declares war on England on this day in history.
1567 Duke of Alva's army enters Brussels Belgium on August - 08.
1570 Peace of Saint-Germain-and-Laye, more freedom for huguenots on this day in history.
1571 John Ward, composer on this day in history.
1579 On August - 08 cornerstone is laid for Tycho Brahe's Uraniborg observatory
1585 On August - 08 pope Sixtus excommunicates Hendrik van Navarra (Henri IV)
1586 Adolf, earl of Nassau-Siegen on August - 08.
1588 On August - 08 sea battle at Grevelingen: English fleet battles Spanish armada
1588 Alonso Sánchez Coello, Spanish painter on August - 08.
1605 On August - 08 the city of Oulu, Finland, is founded by Charles IX of Sweden.
1609 On this day in history venetian senate examines Galileo Galilei's telescope
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 On August - 08 duke Maximilian I & Emperor Ferdinand II signs Treaty of Munchen
1647 On this day in history irish forces are defeated by British Parliamentary forces at Dangan Hill in Ireland.
1647 On this day in history the Irish Confederate Wars and Wars of the Three Kingdoms: Battle of Dungans Hill
1653 Jacques Basnage, French/Neth historian/vicar on August - 08.
1673 On this day in history dutch battle fleet of 23 ships demands surrender of NYC
1685 On this day in history sassoferrato, [Giovanni B Salvi], Ital painter (Madonna), dies at 75
1693 Laurent Belissen, composer on this day in history.
1694 Antoine Arnauld [le grand Arnauld], French lawyer/theology, dies at 82 on August - 08.
1700 On this day in history denmark & Sweden sign peace treaty
1700 Matthias Henriksen Schacht, composer, dies at 40 on August - 08.