Historical Events In August - 08
Saturday, 23 October 2021
0070 Tower of Antonia destroyed by Romans on August - 08.
0117 On August - 08 mark Ulpius Trajanus, adopted son of emperor Nerva/emperor, dies
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 On August - 08 german king Otto I the Great, crowned
1220 On August - 08 sweden is defeated by Estonian tribes in the Battle of Lihula.
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 August - 08 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 this day in history.
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 August - 08 adolf, earl of Nassau-Siegen
1588 On August - 08 sea battle at Grevelingen: English fleet battles Spanish armada
1588 Alonso Sánchez Coello, Spanish painter on August - 08.
1605 The city of Oulu, Finland, is founded by Charles IX of Sweden on August - 08.
1609 On August - 08 venetian senate examines Galileo Galilei's telescope
1616 On this day in history cornelis Ketel, Dutch portrait painter/poet, buried at 68
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 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 August - 08.
1653 On August - 08 jacques Basnage, French/Neth historian/vicar
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 this day in history.
1693 Laurent Belissen, composer on this day in history.
1694 On this day in history antoine Arnauld [le grand Arnauld], French lawyer/theology, dies at 82
1700 Denmark & Sweden sign peace treaty on August - 08.
1700 Matthias Henriksen Schacht, composer, dies at 40 on this day in history.