Historical Events In August - 09
Thursday, 28 October 2021
0117 Mark Ulpius Trajanus, emperor of Rome (98-117) on this day in history.
0378 On this day in history battle of Adrianople, Visigoth Calvary defeats Roman Army
0378 On this day in history 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 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 On this day in history 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 August - 09.
1378 Cardinals declare pope Urbanus VI lawless (anti christian/devil) on August - 09.
1420 On this day in history pierre d'ailly/Peter de Alliaco, French theologist/cardinal, dies
1483 Opening of the Sistine Chapel on this day in history.
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 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 Ottavio M Frangipani, Pope elect, dies on this day in history.
1613 On this day in history giovanni Righi, composer, dies at 36
1631 John Dryden, English poet/playwright (Heroic Stanzas) [NS=Aug 19] on this day in history.
1634 On this day in history pieter I de Jode, Flemish publisher, dies
1638 On August - 09 jonas Bronck of Holland becomes first European settler in the Bronx
1638 Jonas Bronck of Holland becomes 1st European settler in Bronx on August - 09.
1652 John Both, landscape painter/etcher, dies at about 37 on this day in history.
1655 On this day in history lord Protector Cromwell divides England into 11 districts
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 On August - 09 francois Anguier, French sculptor, dies at about 64
1672 Jose Ximenez, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.
1673 On August - 09 dutch recapture NY from English; regained by English in 1674
1673 On August - 09 admiral Cornelis Evertsen de Jonge recaptures NY
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 this day in history lorenzo Gaetano Zavateri, composer
1696 Jozef Wenceslas, monarch of Liechtenstein/general on August - 09.