Historical Events In August - 08
Saturday, 28 January 2023
0070 On this day in history tower of Antonia destroyed by Romans
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 this day in history 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 this day in history.
1322 On this day in history emperor Godaigo, makes Sojiji monastery. chief monastery of Soto Sect
1445 On this day in history 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 August - 08.
1509 The Emperor Krishnadeva Raya is crowned, marking the beginning of the regeneration of the Vijayanagara Empire on this day in history.
1549 France declares war on England on this day in history.
1567 On August - 08 duke of Alva's army enters Brussels Belgium
1570 On August - 08 peace of Saint-Germain-and-Laye, more freedom for huguenots
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 August - 08.
1586 On August - 08 adolf, earl of Nassau-Siegen
1588 Sea battle at Grevelingen: English fleet battles Spanish armada on August - 08.
1588 On August - 08 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 Adriaan W "Joris" van Geel, Flemish missionary (Bantu Dictionary) on this day in history.
1619 Duke Maximilian I & Emperor Ferdinand II signs Treaty of Munchen on this day in history.
1647 Irish forces are defeated by British Parliamentary forces at Dangan Hill in Ireland on August - 08.
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 Dutch battle fleet of 23 ships demands surrender of NYC on this day in history.
1685 Sassoferrato, [Giovanni B Salvi], Ital painter (Madonna), dies at 75 on August - 08.
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.