Historical Events In August - 10
Friday, 24 January 2020
0070 "2nd Temple" of Jews is set aflame (approx) on August - 10.
0258 Saint Lawrence, martyr on August - 10.
0610 On August - 10 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 this day in history.
0843 Treaty of Verdun: Brothers Lotharius I, Louis the German & Charles the Bare divide France on this day in history.
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 On this day in history battle at Lech: German king Otto I beats Hungarians
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 Al-Mansur, Arabic general strategist/regent of Cordoba, dies on August - 10.
1250 Erik IV Plovpenning, king of Denmark, murdered on August - 10.
1296 John the Blind, King of Bohemia/Count of Luxembourg on this day in history.
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 On this day in history alfonso ed Espina, bishop of Osma urges for an Inquistion in Spain
1497 John Cabot tells King Henry VII of his trip to "Asia" on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1519 On this day in history magellan's 5 ship set sail to circumnavigate the Earth
1519 On August - 10 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 August - 10.
1560 On this day in history hieronymus Praetorius, composer
1566 Iconoclasm begins on this day in history.
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 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 On August - 10 cardinal Richelieu begins siege of La Rochelle
1628 Wasa sinks at Stockholm, 50 killed on this day in history.