Historical Events In August - 10
Thursday, 21 March 2019
0070 On this day in history "2nd Temple" of Jews is set aflame (approx)
0258 On this day in history 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 Pope Eugene I elected to succeed Martinus I on this day in history.
0794 On August - 10 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 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 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 August - 10.
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 Erik IV Plovpenning, king of Denmark, murdered on August - 10.
1296 On August - 10 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 Second Battle of Athenry on this day in history.
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 August - 10 portuguese sea captain Diego Diaz is first European to sight Madagascar
1511 On August - 10 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 Philipp Nicolai, Germany, theologist/poet/composer on August - 10.
1557 Battle at St Quentin: Lamoraal of Egmont & Philibert beat France on August - 10.
1560 On August - 10 hieronymus Praetorius, composer
1566 Iconoclasm begins on this day in history.
1567 Girolamo Giacobbi, composer on August - 10.
1585 On August - 10 english Queen Elizabeth I signs Treaty of Nonsuch: Aid for Neth
1589 On this day in history 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 August - 10.
1628 Wasa sinks at Stockholm, 50 killed on this day in history.