Historical Events In August - 08
Wednesday, 04 August 2021
0070 Tower of Antonia destroyed by Romans on this day in history.
0117 Mark Ulpius Trajanus, adopted son of emperor Nerva/emperor, dies on August - 08.
0869 On this day in history lotharius II, King of Middle-France (Lotharingen) (855-869), dies
0870 On August - 08 kings Charles the Bare & Louis the German divide Lutherans
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 Emperor Godaigo, makes Sojiji monastery. chief monastery of Soto Sect on this day in history.
1445 Oswald von Wolkenstein, Austrian composer on August - 08.
1502 On August - 08 jacobus IV of Scotland marries Margaretha Tudor
1506 Sesshu Toyo, Zen monk/painter, dies in Yamaguchi Japan at 86 on this day in history.
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 Duke of Alva's army enters Brussels Belgium on August - 08.
1570 Peace of Saint-Germain-and-Laye, more freedom for huguenots on this day in history.
1571 John Ward, composer on this day in history.
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 Adolf, earl of Nassau-Siegen on August - 08.
1588 Sea battle at Grevelingen: English fleet battles Spanish armada on this day in history.
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 Venetian senate examines Galileo Galilei's telescope on August - 08.
1616 On this day in history cornelis Ketel, Dutch portrait painter/poet, buried at 68
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 On August - 08 irish forces are defeated by British Parliamentary forces at Dangan Hill in Ireland.
1647 On August - 08 the Irish Confederate Wars and Wars of the Three Kingdoms: Battle of Dungans Hill
1653 On August - 08 jacques Basnage, French/Neth historian/vicar
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 On August - 08 laurent Belissen, composer
1694 Antoine Arnauld [le grand Arnauld], French lawyer/theology, dies at 82 on this day in history.
1700 Denmark & Sweden sign peace treaty on this day in history.
1700 Matthias Henriksen Schacht, composer, dies at 40 on this day in history.