Historical Events In August - 10
Monday, 16 September 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 On this day in history st Eugene I begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0654 On this day in history pope Eugene I elected to succeed Martinus I
0794 On August - 10 fastrada, 3rd wife of French king Charles the Great, dies at 30
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 this day in history.
0955 On August - 10 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 this day in history.
1002 Al-Mansur, Arabic general strategist/regent of Cordoba, dies on August - 10.
1250 On August - 10 erik IV Plovpenning, king of Denmark, murdered
1296 On August - 10 john the Blind, King of Bohemia/Count of Luxembourg
1304 -11] Battle at Zierik Sea: Dutch & French fleet beat Flemish fleet on August - 10.
1316 On August - 10 second Battle of Athenry
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 Portuguese sea captain Diego Diaz is first European to sight Madagascar on August - 10.
1511 On this day in history portugese troops occupy parts of Malakka
1512 On August - 10 battle at Brest: English fleet beats France
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 this day in history philipp Nicolai, Germany, theologist/poet/composer
1557 On this day in history battle at St Quentin: Lamoraal of Egmont & Philibert beat France
1560 Hieronymus Praetorius, composer on August - 10.
1566 Iconoclasm begins on August - 10.
1567 On August - 10 girolamo Giacobbi, composer
1585 English Queen Elizabeth I signs Treaty of Nonsuch: Aid for Neth on August - 10.
1589 On August - 10 pietro Antonio Tamburini, composer
1589 Maarten Schenck Nideggen, Dutch army leader, drowned at about 49 on August - 10.
1622 County Maine appended on John Mason/Fernandino Gorges on August - 10.
1627 Cardinal Richelieu begins siege of La Rochelle on August - 10.
1628 Wasa sinks at Stockholm, 50 killed on August - 10.