Historical Events In August - 09
Friday, 30 July 2021
0117 Mark Ulpius Trajanus, emperor of Rome (98-117) on August - 09.
0378 Battle of Adrianople, Visigoth Calvary defeats Roman Army on this day in history.
0378 On August - 09 flavius Valens, emperor of Byzantium (364-78), dies in battle at 50
0681 On this day in history bulgaria is founded as a Khanate on the south bank of the Danube, after defeating the Byzantine armies of Emperor Constantine IV south of the Danube delta.
0803 Irene, Byzantine empress/wife of emperor Leo IV, dies on this day in history.
1048 On August - 09 pope Damasus II [Poppo] dies in Rome, after reigning for only 23 days
1173 On this day in history construction of the Tower of Pisa begins, and it takes two centuries to complete.
1173 On August - 09 najm ad-Din Ayyub, father of Saladin
1329 Quilon the first Indian Diocese was erected by Pope John XXII and Jordanus was appointed the first Bishop on this day in history.
1378 Cardinals declare pope Urbanus VI lawless (anti christian/devil) on August - 09.
1420 Pierre d'ailly/Peter de Alliaco, French theologist/cardinal, dies on August - 09.
1483 Opening of the Sistine Chapel on this day in history.
1516 Jeroen Bosch, painter (Garden of the Lusten), dies at 66 on August - 09.
1559 On this day in history willem of Orange becomes viceroy of Holland/Zealand/Utrecht
1593 Izaak Walton, England, biographer/fisherman/writer (Compleat Angler) on August - 09.
1596 Henry van Cuyk becomes bishop of Roermond on this day in history.
1611 Henry earl of Nassau-Siegen, colonel/governor of Hulst Neth on this day in history.
1612 On this day in history ottavio M Frangipani, Pope elect, dies
1613 Giovanni Righi, composer, dies at 36 on August - 09.
1631 On August - 09 john Dryden, English poet/playwright (Heroic Stanzas) [NS=Aug 19]
1634 Pieter I de Jode, Flemish publisher, dies on this day in history.
1638 Jonas Bronck of Holland becomes first European settler in the Bronx on August - 09.
1638 On this day in history jonas Bronck of Holland becomes 1st European settler in Bronx
1652 On this day in history john Both, landscape painter/etcher, dies at about 37
1655 Lord Protector Cromwell divides England into 11 districts on August - 09.
1666 Rear Admiral Robert Holmes leads a raid on the Dutch island of Terschelling, destroying 150 merchant ships in the Vlie estuary, and pillaging the town of West-Terschelling, an act later known as "Holmes's Bonfire" on August - 09.
1668 Francois Anguier, French sculptor, dies at about 64 on this day in history.
1672 On this day in history jose Ximenez, composer, dies at 70
1673 On August - 09 dutch recapture NY from English; regained by English in 1674
1673 Admiral Cornelis Evertsen de Jonge recaptures NY on August - 09.
1677 Jacob Campo Weyerman, South Neth's adventurer/painter/writer on this day in history.
1686 Benedetto Marcello, Venice It, composer (Lettera Famigliare) [or 7/24] on August - 09.
1690 On August - 09 lorenzo Gaetano Zavateri, composer
1696 On this day in history jozef Wenceslas, monarch of Liechtenstein/general