Historical Events In August - 09
Monday, 24 June 2019
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 August - 09.
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 August - 09.
0803 Irene, Byzantine empress/wife of emperor Leo IV, dies on August - 09.
1048 On this day in history pope Damasus II [Poppo] dies in Rome, after reigning for only 23 days
1173 On August - 09 construction of the Tower of Pisa begins, and it takes two centuries to complete.
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 this day in history.
1420 Pierre d'ailly/Peter de Alliaco, French theologist/cardinal, dies on August - 09.
1483 On August - 09 opening of the Sistine Chapel
1516 On August - 09 jeroen Bosch, painter (Garden of the Lusten), dies at 66
1559 On this day in history willem of Orange becomes viceroy of Holland/Zealand/Utrecht
1593 On August - 09 izaak Walton, England, biographer/fisherman/writer (Compleat Angler)
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 Ottavio M Frangipani, Pope elect, dies on this day in history.
1613 Giovanni Righi, composer, dies at 36 on this day in history.
1631 John Dryden, English poet/playwright (Heroic Stanzas) [NS=Aug 19] on August - 09.
1634 Pieter I de Jode, Flemish publisher, dies on August - 09.
1638 On this day in history jonas Bronck of Holland becomes first European settler in the Bronx
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 On this day in history 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".
1668 Francois Anguier, French sculptor, dies at about 64 on August - 09.
1672 On this day in history jose Ximenez, composer, dies at 70
1673 On this day in history 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 Lorenzo Gaetano Zavateri, composer on August - 09.
1696 On August - 09 jozef Wenceslas, monarch of Liechtenstein/general