Historical Events In August - 08
Sunday, 24 January 2021
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 this day in history.
0936 German king Otto I the Great, crowned on this day in history.
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 On this day in history oswald von Wolkenstein, Austrian composer
1502 On this day in history jacobus IV of Scotland marries Margaretha Tudor
1506 On August - 08 sesshu Toyo, Zen monk/painter, dies in Yamaguchi Japan at 86
1509 On August - 08 the Emperor Krishnadeva Raya is crowned, marking the beginning of the regeneration of the Vijayanagara Empire.
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 August - 08.
1571 On this day in history john Ward, composer
1579 Cornerstone is laid for Tycho Brahe's Uraniborg observatory on August - 08.
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 Sánchez Coello, Spanish painter on August - 08.
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 this day in history.
1616 Cornelis Ketel, Dutch portrait painter/poet, buried at 68 on this day in history.
1617 Adriaan W "Joris" van Geel, Flemish missionary (Bantu Dictionary) on this day in history.
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 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 On August - 08 dutch battle fleet of 23 ships demands surrender of NYC
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 this day in history.
1700 On August - 08 matthias Henriksen Schacht, composer, dies at 40