Historical Events In August - 10
Friday, 17 August 2018
0070 "2nd Temple" of Jews is set aflame (approx) on this day in history.
0258 Saint Lawrence, martyr on this day in history.
0610 On this day in history in Islam, the traditional date of the Laylat al-Qadr, when Muhammad began to receive the Qur'an.
0654 On this day in history st Eugene I begins his reign as Catholic Pope
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 August - 10 treaty of Verdun: Brothers Lotharius I, Louis the German & Charles the Bare divide France
0955 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 on this day in history.
0955 Battle at Lech: German king Otto I beats Hungarians on this day in history.
0955 On August - 10 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 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 this day in history -11] Battle at Zierik Sea: Dutch & French fleet beat Flemish fleet
1316 Second Battle of Athenry on this day in history.
1461 On this day in history alfonso ed Espina, bishop of Osma urges for an Inquistion in Spain
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 Portugese troops occupy parts of Malakka on August - 10.
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 August - 10.
1519 Magellan's 5 ship set sail to circumnavigate Earth on August - 10.
1556 On August - 10 philipp Nicolai, Germany, theologist/poet/composer
1557 On August - 10 battle at St Quentin: Lamoraal of Egmont & Philibert beat France
1560 Hieronymus Praetorius, composer on August - 10.
1566 On August - 10 iconoclasm begins
1567 Girolamo Giacobbi, composer on August - 10.
1585 On this day in history english Queen Elizabeth I signs Treaty of Nonsuch: Aid for Neth
1589 On August - 10 pietro Antonio Tamburini, composer
1589 On this day in history 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 August - 10.
1628 Wasa sinks at Stockholm, 50 killed on August - 10.