Historical Events In August - 09
Monday, 18 February 2019
0117 On August - 09 mark Ulpius Trajanus, emperor of Rome (98-117)
0378 Battle of Adrianople, Visigoth Calvary defeats Roman Army on August - 09.
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 On August - 09 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 August - 09 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 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 this day in history.
1516 On this day in history jeroen Bosch, painter (Garden of the Lusten), dies at 66
1559 On August - 09 willem of Orange becomes viceroy of Holland/Zealand/Utrecht
1593 Izaak Walton, England, biographer/fisherman/writer (Compleat Angler) on August - 09.
1596 On this day in history henry van Cuyk becomes bishop of Roermond
1611 Henry earl of Nassau-Siegen, colonel/governor of Hulst Neth on August - 09.
1612 On August - 09 ottavio M Frangipani, Pope elect, dies
1613 Giovanni Righi, composer, dies at 36 on August - 09.
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 this day in history john Both, landscape painter/etcher, dies at about 37
1655 Lord Protector Cromwell divides England into 11 districts on this day in history.
1666 On August - 09 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 August - 09.
1673 Dutch recapture NY from English; regained by English in 1674 on this day in history.
1673 On this day in history admiral Cornelis Evertsen de Jonge recaptures NY
1677 On this day in history jacob Campo Weyerman, South Neth's adventurer/painter/writer
1686 On August - 09 benedetto Marcello, Venice It, composer (Lettera Famigliare) [or 7/24]
1690 Lorenzo Gaetano Zavateri, composer on August - 09.
1696 Jozef Wenceslas, monarch of Liechtenstein/general on this day in history.