Historical Events In August - 10
Monday, 24 September 2018
0070 "2nd Temple" of Jews is set aflame (approx) on this day in history.
0258 On August - 10 saint Lawrence, martyr
0610 In Islam, the traditional date of the Laylat al-Qadr, when Muhammad began to receive the Qur'an on this day in history.
0654 St Eugene I begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0654 On August - 10 pope Eugene I elected to succeed Martinus I
0794 On August - 10 fastrada, 3rd wife of French king Charles the Great, dies at 30
0843 On August - 10 treaty of Verdun: Brothers Lotharius I, Louis the German & Charles the Bare divide France
0955 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
0955 On this day in history conrad the Red, Duke of Lotharingen, dies in battle
0991 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 on August - 10.
1002 Al-Mansur, Arabic general strategist/regent of Cordoba, dies on August - 10.
1250 On this day in history erik IV Plovpenning, king of Denmark, murdered
1296 John the Blind, King of Bohemia/Count of Luxembourg on August - 10.
1304 On August - 10 -11] Battle at Zierik Sea: Dutch & French fleet beat Flemish fleet
1316 Second Battle of Athenry on August - 10.
1461 Alfonso ed Espina, bishop of Osma urges for an Inquistion in Spain on August - 10.
1497 On August - 10 john Cabot tells King Henry VII of his trip to "Asia"
1500 On this day in history portuguese sea captain Diego Diaz is first European to sight Madagascar
1511 On August - 10 portugese troops occupy parts of Malakka
1512 On this day in history battle at Brest: English fleet beats France
1519 Magellan's 5 ship set sail to circumnavigate the Earth on this day in history.
1519 Magellan's 5 ship set sail to circumnavigate Earth on August - 10.
1556 Philipp Nicolai, Germany, theologist/poet/composer on this day in history.
1557 On August - 10 battle at St Quentin: Lamoraal of Egmont & Philibert beat France
1560 On August - 10 hieronymus Praetorius, composer
1566 On this day in history iconoclasm begins
1567 Girolamo Giacobbi, composer on August - 10.
1585 On August - 10 english Queen Elizabeth I signs Treaty of Nonsuch: Aid for Neth
1589 On August - 10 pietro Antonio Tamburini, composer
1589 On August - 10 maarten Schenck Nideggen, Dutch army leader, drowned at about 49
1622 On this day in history county Maine appended on John Mason/Fernandino Gorges
1627 Cardinal Richelieu begins siege of La Rochelle on this day in history.
1628 Wasa sinks at Stockholm, 50 killed on this day in history.