Historical Events In August - 10
Thursday, 05 August 2021
0070 On August - 10 "2nd Temple" of Jews is set aflame (approx)
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 August - 10.
0654 Pope Eugene I elected to succeed Martinus I on August - 10.
0794 Fastrada, 3rd wife of French king Charles the Great, dies at 30 on August - 10.
0843 On this day in history treaty of Verdun: Brothers Lotharius I, Louis the German & Charles the Bare divide France
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 On August - 10 al-Mansur, Arabic general strategist/regent of Cordoba, dies
1250 On August - 10 erik IV Plovpenning, king of Denmark, murdered
1296 On this day in history john the Blind, King of Bohemia/Count of Luxembourg
1304 On August - 10 -11] Battle at Zierik Sea: Dutch & French fleet beat Flemish fleet
1316 On this day in history second Battle of Athenry
1461 Alfonso ed Espina, bishop of Osma urges for an Inquistion in Spain on August - 10.
1497 John Cabot tells King Henry VII of his trip to "Asia" on this day in history.
1500 Portuguese sea captain Diego Diaz is first European to sight Madagascar on this day in history.
1511 On this day in history portugese troops occupy parts of Malakka
1512 Battle at Brest: English fleet beats France on August - 10.
1519 Magellan's 5 ship set sail to circumnavigate the Earth on this day in history.
1519 On this day in history magellan's 5 ship set sail to circumnavigate Earth
1556 On August - 10 philipp Nicolai, Germany, theologist/poet/composer
1557 Battle at St Quentin: Lamoraal of Egmont & Philibert beat France on this day in history.
1560 Hieronymus Praetorius, composer on August - 10.
1566 Iconoclasm begins on August - 10.
1567 On August - 10 girolamo Giacobbi, composer
1585 On this day in history english Queen Elizabeth I signs Treaty of Nonsuch: Aid for Neth
1589 Pietro Antonio Tamburini, composer on August - 10.
1589 On this day in history maarten Schenck Nideggen, Dutch army leader, drowned at about 49
1622 County Maine appended on John Mason/Fernandino Gorges on August - 10.
1627 On this day in history cardinal Richelieu begins siege of La Rochelle
1628 Wasa sinks at Stockholm, 50 killed on August - 10.