Historical Events In August - 09
Monday, 19 August 2019
0117 On August - 09 mark Ulpius Trajanus, emperor of Rome (98-117)
0378 Battle of Adrianople, Visigoth Calvary defeats Roman Army on this day in history.
0378 On August - 09 flavius Valens, emperor of Byzantium (364-78), dies in battle at 50
0681 On August - 09 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 this day in history.
1173 Construction of the Tower of Pisa begins, and it takes two centuries to complete on this day in history.
1173 Najm ad-Din Ayyub, father of Saladin on August - 09.
1329 On this day in history quilon the first Indian Diocese was erected by Pope John XXII and Jordanus was appointed the first Bishop
1378 On this day in history cardinals declare pope Urbanus VI lawless (anti christian/devil)
1420 Pierre d'ailly/Peter de Alliaco, French theologist/cardinal, dies on August - 09.
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 On August - 09 izaak Walton, England, biographer/fisherman/writer (Compleat Angler)
1596 Henry van Cuyk becomes bishop of Roermond on August - 09.
1611 Henry earl of Nassau-Siegen, colonel/governor of Hulst Neth on this day in history.
1612 Ottavio M Frangipani, Pope elect, dies on August - 09.
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 August - 09 pieter I de Jode, Flemish publisher, dies
1638 Jonas Bronck of Holland becomes first European settler in the Bronx on August - 09.
1638 Jonas Bronck of Holland becomes 1st European settler in Bronx on August - 09.
1652 On August - 09 john Both, landscape painter/etcher, dies at about 37
1655 Lord Protector Cromwell divides England into 11 districts on August - 09.
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 this day in history.
1668 Francois Anguier, French sculptor, dies at about 64 on August - 09.
1672 On August - 09 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 this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1690 Lorenzo Gaetano Zavateri, composer on August - 09.
1696 On this day in history jozef Wenceslas, monarch of Liechtenstein/general