Historical Events In August - 09
Sunday, 29 January 2023
0117 Mark Ulpius Trajanus, emperor of Rome (98-117) on August - 09.
0378 On August - 09 battle of Adrianople, Visigoth Calvary defeats Roman Army
0378 Flavius Valens, emperor of Byzantium (364-78), dies in battle at 50 on this day in history.
0681 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 on this day in history.
0803 On this day in history irene, Byzantine empress/wife of emperor Leo IV, dies
1048 Pope Damasus II [Poppo] dies in Rome, after reigning for only 23 days on August - 09.
1173 Construction of the Tower of Pisa begins, and it takes two centuries to complete on August - 09.
1173 Najm ad-Din Ayyub, father of Saladin on August - 09.
1329 On August - 09 quilon the first Indian Diocese was erected by Pope John XXII and Jordanus was appointed the first Bishop
1378 Cardinals declare pope Urbanus VI lawless (anti christian/devil) on August - 09.
1420 On August - 09 pierre d'ailly/Peter de Alliaco, French theologist/cardinal, dies
1483 On this day in history opening of the Sistine Chapel
1516 On this day in history jeroen Bosch, painter (Garden of the Lusten), dies at 66
1559 On August - 09 willem of Orange becomes viceroy of Holland/Zealand/Utrecht
1593 Izaak Walton, England, biographer/fisherman/writer (Compleat Angler) on this day in history.
1596 On August - 09 henry van Cuyk becomes bishop of Roermond
1611 Henry earl of Nassau-Siegen, colonel/governor of Hulst Neth on this day in history.
1612 On August - 09 ottavio M Frangipani, Pope elect, dies
1613 Giovanni Righi, composer, dies at 36 on August - 09.
1631 John Dryden, English poet/playwright (Heroic Stanzas) [NS=Aug 19] on August - 09.
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 this day in history.
1638 On August - 09 jonas Bronck of Holland becomes 1st European settler in Bronx
1652 John Both, landscape painter/etcher, dies at about 37 on August - 09.
1655 Lord Protector Cromwell divides England into 11 districts on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1677 On this day in history jacob Campo Weyerman, South Neth's adventurer/painter/writer
1686 Benedetto Marcello, Venice It, composer (Lettera Famigliare) [or 7/24] on this day in history.
1690 On August - 09 lorenzo Gaetano Zavateri, composer
1696 Jozef Wenceslas, monarch of Liechtenstein/general on this day in history.