Historical Events In August - 08
Wednesday, 10 August 2022
0070 On this day in history tower of Antonia destroyed by Romans
0117 Mark Ulpius Trajanus, adopted son of emperor Nerva/emperor, dies on this day in history.
0869 On this day in history lotharius II, King of Middle-France (Lotharingen) (855-869), dies
0870 Kings Charles the Bare & Louis the German divide Lutherans on this day in history.
0936 German king Otto I the Great, crowned on August - 08.
1220 On this day in history sweden is defeated by Estonian tribes in the Battle of Lihula.
1322 On August - 08 emperor Godaigo, makes Sojiji monastery. chief monastery of Soto Sect
1445 Oswald von Wolkenstein, Austrian composer on this day in history.
1502 Jacobus IV of Scotland marries Margaretha Tudor on August - 08.
1506 On this day in history sesshu Toyo, Zen monk/painter, dies in Yamaguchi Japan at 86
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 August - 08.
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 August - 08.
1571 On this day in history john Ward, composer
1579 On this day in history cornerstone is laid for Tycho Brahe's Uraniborg observatory
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 this day in history.
1605 The city of Oulu, Finland, is founded by Charles IX of Sweden on this day in history.
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 this day in history 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 this day in history.
1653 On August - 08 jacques Basnage, French/Neth historian/vicar
1673 On this day in history 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 On this day in history laurent Belissen, composer
1694 Antoine Arnauld [le grand Arnauld], French lawyer/theology, dies at 82 on this day in history.
1700 On August - 08 denmark & Sweden sign peace treaty
1700 Matthias Henriksen Schacht, composer, dies at 40 on August - 08.