Historical Events In August - 09
Monday, 22 April 2019
0117 Mark Ulpius Trajanus, emperor of Rome (98-117) on August - 09.
0378 Battle of Adrianople, Visigoth Calvary defeats Roman Army on this day in history.
0378 Flavius Valens, emperor of Byzantium (364-78), dies in battle at 50 on August - 09.
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 August - 09 irene, Byzantine empress/wife of emperor Leo IV, dies
1048 On August - 09 pope Damasus II [Poppo] dies in Rome, after reigning for only 23 days
1173 Construction of the Tower of Pisa begins, and it takes two centuries to complete on August - 09.
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 this day in history.
1378 Cardinals declare pope Urbanus VI lawless (anti christian/devil) on this day in history.
1420 On this day in history 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 this day in history 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 On this day in history henry earl of Nassau-Siegen, colonel/governor of Hulst Neth
1612 On August - 09 ottavio M Frangipani, Pope elect, dies
1613 Giovanni Righi, composer, dies at 36 on this day in history.
1631 John Dryden, English poet/playwright (Heroic Stanzas) [NS=Aug 19] on this day in history.
1634 Pieter I de Jode, Flemish publisher, dies on August - 09.
1638 Jonas Bronck of Holland becomes first European settler in the Bronx on August - 09.
1638 On this day in history jonas Bronck of Holland becomes 1st European settler in Bronx
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 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 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 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 On August - 09 jozef Wenceslas, monarch of Liechtenstein/general