Historical Events In August - 10
Wednesday, 21 April 2021
0070 On this day in history "2nd Temple" of Jews is set aflame (approx)
0258 Saint Lawrence, martyr on August - 10.
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 On August - 10 fastrada, 3rd wife of French king Charles the Great, dies at 30
0843 On August - 10 treaty of Verdun: Brothers Lotharius I, Louis the German & Charles the Bare divide France
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 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 On August - 10 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.
1002 Al-Mansur, Arabic general strategist/regent of Cordoba, dies on this day in history.
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 Second Battle of Athenry on August - 10.
1461 Alfonso ed Espina, bishop of Osma urges for an Inquistion in Spain on August - 10.
1497 John Cabot tells King Henry VII of his trip to "Asia" on August - 10.
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 August - 10.
1519 On this day in history magellan's 5 ship set sail to circumnavigate the Earth
1519 Magellan's 5 ship set sail to circumnavigate Earth on August - 10.
1556 Philipp Nicolai, Germany, theologist/poet/composer on this day in history.
1557 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1585 On this day in history english Queen Elizabeth I signs Treaty of Nonsuch: Aid for Neth
1589 Pietro Antonio Tamburini, composer on this day in history.
1589 On August - 10 maarten Schenck Nideggen, Dutch army leader, drowned at about 49
1622 County Maine appended on John Mason/Fernandino Gorges on this day in history.
1627 On August - 10 cardinal Richelieu begins siege of La Rochelle
1628 On this day in history wasa sinks at Stockholm, 50 killed