Historical Events In August - 08
Tuesday, 28 January 2020
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 Kings Charles the Bare & Louis the German divide Lutherans on August - 08.
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 August - 08 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 this day in history.
1509 The Emperor Krishnadeva Raya is crowned, marking the beginning of the regeneration of the Vijayanagara Empire on August - 08.
1549 On this day in history 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 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 Pope Sixtus excommunicates Hendrik van Navarra (Henri IV) on August - 08.
1586 On this day in history adolf, earl of Nassau-Siegen
1588 Sea battle at Grevelingen: English fleet battles Spanish armada on August - 08.
1588 On this day in history alonso SĂˇnchez Coello, Spanish painter
1605 On August - 08 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 On August - 08 cornelis Ketel, Dutch portrait painter/poet, buried at 68
1617 On August - 08 adriaan W "Joris" van Geel, Flemish missionary (Bantu Dictionary)
1619 On August - 08 duke Maximilian I & Emperor Ferdinand II signs Treaty of Munchen
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 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 Matthias Henriksen Schacht, composer, dies at 40 on this day in history.