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Historical Events In August - 08

Monday, 18 February 2019

0070  On this day in history tower of Antonia destroyed by Romans  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0117  On this day in history mark Ulpius Trajanus, adopted son of emperor Nerva/emperor, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0869  Lotharius II, King of Middle-France (Lotharingen) (855-869), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0870  Kings Charles the Bare & Louis the German divide Lutherans on August - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0936  On this day in history german king Otto I the Great, crowned  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1220  On August - 08 sweden is defeated by Estonian tribes in the Battle of Lihula.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1322  On this day in history emperor Godaigo, makes Sojiji monastery. chief monastery of Soto Sect  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1445  On this day in history oswald von Wolkenstein, Austrian composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1502  Jacobus IV of Scotland marries Margaretha Tudor on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1506  On August - 08 sesshu Toyo, Zen monk/painter, dies in Yamaguchi Japan at 86  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1509  On August - 08 the Emperor Krishnadeva Raya is crowned, marking the beginning of the regeneration of the Vijayanagara Empire.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1549  France declares war on England on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1567  Duke of Alva's army enters Brussels Belgium on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1570  On this day in history peace of Saint-Germain-and-Laye, more freedom for huguenots  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1571  John Ward, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1579  On August - 08 cornerstone is laid for Tycho Brahe's Uraniborg observatory  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1585  Pope Sixtus excommunicates Hendrik van Navarra (Henri IV) on August - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1586  Adolf, earl of Nassau-Siegen on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1588  Sea battle at Grevelingen: English fleet battles Spanish armada on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1588  Alonso Sánchez Coello, Spanish painter on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1605  The city of Oulu, Finland, is founded by Charles IX of Sweden on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1609  On this day in history venetian senate examines Galileo Galilei's telescope  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1616  Cornelis Ketel, Dutch portrait painter/poet, buried at 68 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1617  Adriaan W "Joris" van Geel, Flemish missionary (Bantu Dictionary) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1619  Duke Maximilian I & Emperor Ferdinand II signs Treaty of Munchen on August - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1647  Irish forces are defeated by British Parliamentary forces at Dangan Hill in Ireland on August - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1647  The Irish Confederate Wars and Wars of the Three Kingdoms: Battle of Dungans Hill on August - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1653  Jacques Basnage, French/Neth historian/vicar on August - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1673  Dutch battle fleet of 23 ships demands surrender of NYC on August - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1685  Sassoferrato, [Giovanni B Salvi], Ital painter (Madonna), dies at 75 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1693  On this day in history laurent Belissen, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1694  Antoine Arnauld [le grand Arnauld], French lawyer/theology, dies at 82 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1700  Denmark & Sweden sign peace treaty on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1700  Matthias Henriksen Schacht, composer, dies at 40 on August - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1079  Emperor Horikawa of Japan (d. 1107) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1518  On August - 08 birth of conrad Lycosthenes, French-born German humanist and encyclopedist (d. 1561)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1571  John Ward, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1586  Adolf, earl of Nassau-Siegen was born on August - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1605  On this day in history birth of cecilius Calvert, 2nd Baron Baltimore, British colonial Governor of Maryland (d. 1675)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1617  On this day in history birth of adriaan W "Joris" van Geel, Flemish missionary (Bantu Dictionary)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1646  On this day in history birth of godfrey Kneller, German-born painter (d. 1723)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1653  Jacques Basnage, French/Neth historian/vicar was born on August - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Deaths In August - 08

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0117  On this day in history mark Ulpius Trajanus, adopted son of emperor Nerva/emperor, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0869  Lotharius II, King of Middle-France (Lotharingen) (855-869), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1445  On August - 08 death of oswald von Wolkenstein, Austrian composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1506  On this day in history sesshu Toyo, Zen monk/painter, dies in Yamaguchi Japan at 86  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1553  On this day in history death of girolamo Fracastoro, Italian physician (b. 1478)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1555  Death of Oronce Finé, French mathematician (b. 1494) on August - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1588  On this day in history death of alonso Sánchez Coello, Spanish painter  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1604  Death of Horio Tadauji, Japanese warlord (b. 1578) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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