Historical Events In August - 10
Saturday, 23 January 2021
0070 "2nd Temple" of Jews is set aflame (approx) on August - 10.
0258 On this day in history saint Lawrence, martyr
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 August - 10 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 this day in history.
0843 On this day in history 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 August - 10.
0955 On this day in history battle at Lech: German king Otto I beats Hungarians
0955 Conrad the Red, Duke of Lotharingen, dies in battle on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1002 On August - 10 al-Mansur, Arabic general strategist/regent of Cordoba, dies
1250 Erik IV Plovpenning, king of Denmark, murdered on August - 10.
1296 John the Blind, King of Bohemia/Count of Luxembourg on August - 10.
1304 -11] Battle at Zierik Sea: Dutch & French fleet beat Flemish fleet on August - 10.
1316 On August - 10 second Battle of Athenry
1461 Alfonso ed Espina, bishop of Osma urges for an Inquistion in Spain on this day in history.
1497 On this day in history 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 this day in history portugese troops occupy parts of Malakka
1512 Battle at Brest: English fleet beats France on this day in history.
1519 Magellan's 5 ship set sail to circumnavigate the Earth on August - 10.
1519 On this day in history magellan's 5 ship set sail to circumnavigate Earth
1556 Philipp Nicolai, Germany, theologist/poet/composer on August - 10.
1557 On this day in history battle at St Quentin: Lamoraal of Egmont & Philibert beat France
1560 On August - 10 hieronymus Praetorius, composer
1566 On August - 10 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 Maarten Schenck Nideggen, Dutch army leader, drowned at about 49 on August - 10.
1622 On August - 10 county Maine appended on John Mason/Fernandino Gorges
1627 On August - 10 cardinal Richelieu begins siege of La Rochelle
1628 On August - 10 wasa sinks at Stockholm, 50 killed