Historical Events In August - 10
Tuesday, 12 November 2019
0070 "2nd Temple" of Jews is set aflame (approx) on August - 10.
0258 On August - 10 saint Lawrence, martyr
0610 On August - 10 in Islam, the traditional date of the Laylat al-Qadr, when Muhammad began to receive the Qur'an.
0654 On August - 10 st Eugene I begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0654 Pope Eugene I elected to succeed Martinus I on August - 10.
0794 On this day in history fastrada, 3rd wife of French king Charles the Great, dies at 30
0843 Treaty of Verdun: Brothers Lotharius I, Louis the German & Charles the Bare divide France on this day in history.
0955 On August - 10 the Battle of the Lechfeld August 10 ends 50 years of Magyar invasion of the West Otto the Great of Saxony defeats the Magyars with an army recruited from all the duchies
0955 Battle at Lech: German king Otto I beats Hungarians on August - 10.
0955 Conrad the Red, Duke of Lotharingen, dies in battle on August - 10.
0991 On August - 10 battle of Maldon: English, led by Bryhtnoth, confront a band of inland-raiding Vikings near Maldon in Essex. The English are defeated and the story is immortalised in a well-known poem.
1002 Al-Mansur, Arabic general strategist/regent of Cordoba, dies on August - 10.
1250 On August - 10 erik IV Plovpenning, king of Denmark, murdered
1296 John the Blind, King of Bohemia/Count of Luxembourg on this day in history.
1304 -11] Battle at Zierik Sea: Dutch & French fleet beat Flemish fleet on this day in history.
1316 On August - 10 second Battle of Athenry
1461 On this day in history alfonso ed Espina, bishop of Osma urges for an Inquistion in Spain
1497 John Cabot tells King Henry VII of his trip to "Asia" on this day in history.
1500 On this day in history portuguese sea captain Diego Diaz is first European to sight Madagascar
1511 Portugese troops occupy parts of Malakka on August - 10.
1512 Battle at Brest: English fleet beats France on this day in history.
1519 On this day in history magellan's 5 ship set sail to circumnavigate the Earth
1519 Magellan's 5 ship set sail to circumnavigate Earth on this day in history.
1556 Philipp Nicolai, Germany, theologist/poet/composer on this day in history.
1557 Battle at St Quentin: Lamoraal of Egmont & Philibert beat France on August - 10.
1560 Hieronymus Praetorius, composer on August - 10.
1566 On this day in history iconoclasm begins
1567 Girolamo Giacobbi, composer on August - 10.
1585 English Queen Elizabeth I signs Treaty of Nonsuch: Aid for Neth on August - 10.
1589 Pietro Antonio Tamburini, composer on August - 10.
1589 On August - 10 maarten Schenck Nideggen, Dutch army leader, drowned at about 49
1622 On August - 10 county Maine appended on John Mason/Fernandino Gorges
1627 Cardinal Richelieu begins siege of La Rochelle on August - 10.
1628 On August - 10 wasa sinks at Stockholm, 50 killed