Historical Events In August - 08
Saturday, 20 April 2019
0070 On August - 08 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 Sweden is defeated by Estonian tribes in the Battle of Lihula on August - 08.
1322 Emperor Godaigo, makes Sojiji monastery. chief monastery of Soto Sect on August - 08.
1445 On this day in history oswald von Wolkenstein, Austrian composer
1502 On this day in history jacobus IV of Scotland marries Margaretha Tudor
1506 Sesshu Toyo, Zen monk/painter, dies in Yamaguchi Japan at 86 on August - 08.
1509 The Emperor Krishnadeva Raya is crowned, marking the beginning of the regeneration of the Vijayanagara Empire on August - 08.
1549 France declares war on England on August - 08.
1567 On August - 08 duke of Alva's army enters Brussels Belgium
1570 Peace of Saint-Germain-and-Laye, more freedom for huguenots on August - 08.
1571 John Ward, composer on August - 08.
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 On August - 08 adolf, earl of Nassau-Siegen
1588 On August - 08 sea battle at Grevelingen: English fleet battles Spanish armada
1588 On this day in history alonso Sánchez Coello, Spanish painter
1605 On this day in history the city of Oulu, Finland, is founded by Charles IX of Sweden.
1609 On August - 08 venetian senate examines Galileo Galilei's telescope
1616 Cornelis Ketel, Dutch portrait painter/poet, buried at 68 on this day in history.
1617 On August - 08 adriaan W "Joris" van Geel, Flemish missionary (Bantu Dictionary)
1619 On this day in history 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 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 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 On this day in history antoine Arnauld [le grand Arnauld], French lawyer/theology, dies at 82
1700 On August - 08 denmark & Sweden sign peace treaty
1700 Matthias Henriksen Schacht, composer, dies at 40 on August - 08.