Historical Events In August - 09
Tuesday, 07 July 2020
0117 Mark Ulpius Trajanus, emperor of Rome (98-117) on this day in history.
0378 On August - 09 battle of Adrianople, Visigoth Calvary defeats Roman Army
0378 On August - 09 flavius Valens, emperor of Byzantium (364-78), dies in battle at 50
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 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 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1420 On August - 09 pierre d'ailly/Peter de Alliaco, French theologist/cardinal, dies
1483 On August - 09 opening of the Sistine Chapel
1516 Jeroen Bosch, painter (Garden of the Lusten), dies at 66 on August - 09.
1559 On August - 09 willem of Orange becomes viceroy of Holland/Zealand/Utrecht
1593 On this day in history 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 On this day in history pieter I de Jode, Flemish publisher, dies
1638 On this day in history jonas Bronck of Holland becomes first European settler in the Bronx
1638 On August - 09 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 this day in history.
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 On August - 09 admiral Cornelis Evertsen de Jonge recaptures NY
1677 Jacob Campo Weyerman, South Neth's adventurer/painter/writer on August - 09.
1686 Benedetto Marcello, Venice It, composer (Lettera Famigliare) [or 7/24] on August - 09.
1690 Lorenzo Gaetano Zavateri, composer on this day in history.
1696 Jozef Wenceslas, monarch of Liechtenstein/general on this day in history.