Historical Events In August - 09
Thursday, 08 June 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 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 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 On August - 09 najm ad-Din Ayyub, father of Saladin
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 Pierre d'ailly/Peter de Alliaco, French theologist/cardinal, dies on this day in history.
1483 Opening of the Sistine Chapel on August - 09.
1516 On this day in history jeroen Bosch, painter (Garden of the Lusten), dies at 66
1559 Willem of Orange becomes viceroy of Holland/Zealand/Utrecht on this day in history.
1593 Izaak Walton, England, biographer/fisherman/writer (Compleat Angler) on this day in history.
1596 On this day in history henry van Cuyk becomes bishop of Roermond
1611 On August - 09 henry earl of Nassau-Siegen, colonel/governor of Hulst Neth
1612 On August - 09 ottavio M Frangipani, Pope elect, dies
1613 On August - 09 giovanni Righi, composer, dies at 36
1631 On this day in history john Dryden, English poet/playwright (Heroic Stanzas) [NS=Aug 19]
1634 On this day in history pieter I de Jode, Flemish publisher, dies
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 On this day in history francois Anguier, French sculptor, dies at about 64
1672 Jose Ximenez, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.
1673 Dutch recapture NY from English; regained by English in 1674 on this day in history.
1673 Admiral Cornelis Evertsen de Jonge recaptures NY on August - 09.
1677 On August - 09 jacob Campo Weyerman, South Neth's adventurer/painter/writer
1686 Benedetto Marcello, Venice It, composer (Lettera Famigliare) [or 7/24] on August - 09.
1690 On August - 09 lorenzo Gaetano Zavateri, composer
1696 Jozef Wenceslas, monarch of Liechtenstein/general on August - 09.