Historical Events In August - 08
Tuesday, 31 March 2020
0070 On August - 08 tower of Antonia destroyed by Romans
0117 On August - 08 mark Ulpius Trajanus, adopted son of emperor Nerva/emperor, dies
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 August - 08 german king Otto I the Great, crowned
1220 On this day in history 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 Oswald von Wolkenstein, Austrian composer on August - 08.
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 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 Pope Sixtus excommunicates Hendrik van Navarra (Henri IV) on August - 08.
1586 Adolf, earl of Nassau-Siegen on this day in history.
1588 Sea battle at Grevelingen: English fleet battles Spanish armada on this day in history.
1588 Alonso SĂˇnchez Coello, Spanish painter on August - 08.
1605 The city of Oulu, Finland, is founded by Charles IX of Sweden on this day in history.
1609 Venetian senate examines Galileo Galilei's telescope on this day in history.
1616 Cornelis Ketel, Dutch portrait painter/poet, buried at 68 on August - 08.
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 this day in history.
1647 On this day in history irish forces are defeated by British Parliamentary forces at Dangan Hill in Ireland.
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 Dutch battle fleet of 23 ships demands surrender of NYC on August - 08.
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 Antoine Arnauld [le grand Arnauld], French lawyer/theology, dies at 82 on August - 08.
1700 Denmark & Sweden sign peace treaty on August - 08.
1700 Matthias Henriksen Schacht, composer, dies at 40 on August - 08.