Historical Events In August - 09
Monday, 15 August 2022
0117 On this day in history mark Ulpius Trajanus, emperor of Rome (98-117)
0378 Battle of Adrianople, Visigoth Calvary defeats Roman Army on this day in history.
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 Irene, Byzantine empress/wife of emperor Leo IV, dies on this day in history.
1048 On this day in history pope Damasus II [Poppo] dies in Rome, after reigning for only 23 days
1173 On August - 09 construction of the Tower of Pisa begins, and it takes two centuries to complete.
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 Jeroen Bosch, painter (Garden of the Lusten), dies at 66 on this day in history.
1559 Willem of Orange becomes viceroy of Holland/Zealand/Utrecht on this day in history.
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 August - 09 henry earl of Nassau-Siegen, colonel/governor of Hulst Neth
1612 Ottavio M Frangipani, Pope elect, dies on August - 09.
1613 Giovanni Righi, composer, dies at 36 on August - 09.
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 On this day in history jonas Bronck of Holland becomes first European settler in the Bronx
1638 Jonas Bronck of Holland becomes 1st European settler in Bronx on this day in history.
1652 John Both, landscape painter/etcher, dies at about 37 on August - 09.
1655 Lord Protector Cromwell divides England into 11 districts on this day in history.
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 Francois Anguier, French sculptor, dies at about 64 on this day in history.
1672 On August - 09 jose Ximenez, composer, dies at 70
1673 Dutch recapture NY from English; regained by English in 1674 on August - 09.
1673 On this day in history admiral Cornelis Evertsen de Jonge recaptures NY
1677 Jacob Campo Weyerman, South Neth's adventurer/painter/writer on August - 09.
1686 On August - 09 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 August - 09.