Historical Events In August - 08
Monday, 28 September 2020
0070 Tower of Antonia destroyed by Romans on this day in history.
0117 Mark Ulpius Trajanus, adopted son of emperor Nerva/emperor, dies on this day in history.
0869 Lotharius II, King of Middle-France (Lotharingen) (855-869), dies on this day in history.
0870 Kings Charles the Bare & Louis the German divide Lutherans on this day in history.
0936 On August - 08 german king Otto I the Great, crowned
1220 On August - 08 sweden is defeated by Estonian tribes in the Battle of Lihula.
1322 Emperor Godaigo, makes Sojiji monastery. chief monastery of Soto Sect on August - 08.
1445 Oswald von Wolkenstein, Austrian composer on August - 08.
1502 On this day in history jacobus IV of Scotland marries Margaretha Tudor
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 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 On this day in history john Ward, composer
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 August - 08.
1588 Sea battle at Grevelingen: English fleet battles Spanish armada on this day in history.
1588 On this day in history 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 August - 08 cornelis Ketel, Dutch portrait painter/poet, buried at 68
1617 On this day in history adriaan W "Joris" van Geel, Flemish missionary (Bantu Dictionary)
1619 On August - 08 duke Maximilian I & Emperor Ferdinand II signs Treaty of Munchen
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 this day in history 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 this day in history laurent Belissen, composer
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 this day in history.