Historical Events In August - 14
Saturday, 10 April 2021
0410 Alaric sacks Rome on August - 14.
0554 Ravenna becomes seat of Byzantines milt governor in Italy on August - 14.
0582 On August - 14 tiberius II Constantine, Byzantine Emperor
1167 On this day in history raynald van Dassel, archbishop of Cologne, dies
1183 Taira no Munemori and the Taira clan take the young Emperor Antoku and the three sacred treasures and flee to western Japan to escape pursuit by the Minamoto clan. (Traditional Japanese date: Twenty-fifth Day of the Seventh Month of the Second Year of Juei) on this day in history.
1248 Construction of Cologne Cathedral begun on this day in history.
1281 Kublai Khans invading fleet disappears in typhoon near Japan on August - 14.
1385 On this day in history portuguese defeat Castilians at Aljubarrota, retain independence
1385 Battle at Aljubarotta-Portugal defeats Castile on August - 14.
1395 On August - 14 utrecht bishop Frederik of Blankenheim occupies Coevorden
1433 Johan I, king of Portugal (1383-1433), dies at 76 on August - 14.
1457 Oldest known exactly dated printed book (c 3 years after Gutenberg) on this day in history.
1498 Columbus landed at the mouth of the Orinoco River in Venezuela on August - 14.
1551 Turkish fleet under Dragut occupies Tripoli on August - 14.
1552 On August - 14 fra Paolo Sarpi, [Paulus Venetus], expert/philosopher
1559 On this day in history spanish explorer de Luna lands in Pensacola Bay,Fla
1585 On August - 14 queen Elizabeth I refuses sovereignty of Netherlands
1587 Gugliemo Gonzaga, composer, dies at 49 on this day in history.
1597 On this day in history cornelis de Houtmans fleet is 1st Dutch visit to Java
1598 On August - 14 irish rebel Hugh O'Neill, the earl of Tyrone, annihilates an English force at Yellow Ford, marking the greatest Irish victory in the wars with the English
1624 On this day in history dutch fleet ceases Callao the Lima in Peru
1626 On August - 14 daniel Elsevier, book publisher/publisher
1636 On August - 14 spanish troops occupy Corbie at Amiens
1642 On August - 14 able Tasmans ships Heemskerck/Zeehaen depart out of Batavia
1642 On August - 14 cosimo III de' Medici, monarch of Florence (1670-1723)
1652 Abraham Elsevier, book publisher/publisher, dies at 60 on this day in history.
1675 On August - 14 johann Georg Christian Storl, composer
1678 Battle of Mons-French repulse William of Orange on this day in history.
1687 Johan Willem Friso, prince of Orange/ruler (Nassau-Dietz) [NS] on August - 14.
1688 On this day in history frederik Willem I, king of Prussia (bodyguard of giants)
1714 Claude-Joseph Vernet, French painter on this day in history.
1727 On August - 14 henriette-Anne of France, daughter of king Louis XV (d.1752)
1727 On this day in history william Croft, composer, dies at 48
1737 Charles Hutton, mathematician on this day in history.