Historical Events In August - 09
Sunday, 27 September 2020
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 Flavius Valens, emperor of Byzantium (364-78), dies in battle at 50 on August - 09.
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 Irene, Byzantine empress/wife of emperor Leo IV, dies on this day in history.
1048 Pope Damasus II [Poppo] dies in Rome, after reigning for only 23 days on this day in history.
1173 On this day in history construction of the Tower of Pisa begins, and it takes two centuries to complete.
1173 Najm ad-Din Ayyub, father of Saladin on this day in history.
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 On August - 09 opening of the Sistine Chapel
1516 Jeroen Bosch, painter (Garden of the Lusten), dies at 66 on this day in history.
1559 On August - 09 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 On this day in history ottavio M Frangipani, Pope elect, dies
1613 On August - 09 giovanni Righi, composer, dies at 36
1631 On August - 09 john Dryden, English poet/playwright (Heroic Stanzas) [NS=Aug 19]
1634 On August - 09 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 this day in history 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 On August - 09 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 this day in history.
1668 On this day in history 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 Admiral Cornelis Evertsen de Jonge recaptures NY on this day in history.
1677 On this day in history jacob Campo Weyerman, South Neth's adventurer/painter/writer
1686 On this day in history benedetto Marcello, Venice It, composer (Lettera Famigliare) [or 7/24]
1690 On this day in history lorenzo Gaetano Zavateri, composer
1696 Jozef Wenceslas, monarch of Liechtenstein/general on this day in history.