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Historical Events In August - 21

Thursday, 18 July 2019

0959  Erachus becomes bishop of Luik on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1131  On this day in history boudouin II van Bourg, king of Jerusalem, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1165  Philip II Augustus, 1st great Capetian king of France (1179-1223) on August - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1190  On this day in history godfried III, duke of Brabant (Grimbergse war), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1192  Minamoto Yoritomo becomes Seii Tai Shōgun and the de facto ruler of Japan. (Traditional Japanese date: July 12, 1192) on August - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1245  On this day in history alexander van Hales, English scholar, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1321  On this day in history 160 Jews of Chincon France, burned at stake  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1516  John III van Egmont, [Manke John], viceroy of Holland, dies at 78 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1560  Tycho Brahe becomes interested in astronomy on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1567  Francois de Sales, French bishop of Geneva/writer/saint on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1583  On this day in history the Delight, with 85 persons aboard, founders on the banks of Sable Island; first Canadian shipwreck on record.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1598  -22] Deed of Transfers proclaims Netherlands independence on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1627  Jacques Mauduit, composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1629  Camillo Procaccini, Italian painter/etcher, dies on August - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1642  Johann Friedrich Treiber, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1643  On this day in history afonso VI, king of Portugal (1656-67) (mentally ill)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1660  Hubert Gautier, engineer, wrote 1st book on bridge building on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1673  Sea battle at Kijkduin: De Ruyter defeats English & French fleet on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1673  Isaac Sweers, Dutch fleet admiral/Civil rights activist, dies at 51 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1680  Pueblo Indians took possession of Santa F from Spanish on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1680  Pueblo Indians takes possession of Santa Fé from Spanish on August - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1689  The Battle of Dunkeld in Scotland on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1689  On this day in history jose Pradas Gallen, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1689  William Cleland, Scottish poet and soldier on August - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1703  On August - 21 turkish army removes sultan Mustafa II  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1718  Emperor Karel VI, Turkey & Venice sign peace treaty on August - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1721  On this day in history lucretia W van Winter-van Merken, Dutch poet  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1723  Dimitrie Cantemir, philosopher/monarch of Moldova 1710-11, dies at 49 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1725  On this day in history jean-Baptiste Greuze, French painter  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1751  Johann Georg Witthauer, composer on August - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1760  The church (later cathedral) of "Our Lady of Candlemas of Mayagüez (Puerto Rico)" is founded, establishing the basis for the founding of the city on August - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1765  William IV, king of England (1830-37) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1772  On August - 21 king Gustav III completes his coup d'etat by adopting a new Constitution, ending half a century of parliamentary rule in Sweden and installing himself as an enlightened despot.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1772  Alessandro Felici, composer, dies at 29 on August - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1165  On August - 21 birth of philip II Augustus, 1st great Capetian king of France (1179-1223)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1535  Shimazu Yoshihiro, Japanese samurai and warlord (d. 1619) was born on August - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1567  On this day in history birth of francois de Sales, French bishop of Geneva/writer/saint  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1597  On August - 21 birth of roger Twysden, English antiquarian and royalist (d. 1672)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1642  On August - 21 birth of johann Friedrich Treiber, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1643  Afonso VI, king of Portugal (1656-67) (mentally ill) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1660  Hubert Gautier, engineer, wrote 1st book on bridge building was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1665  Giacomo F. Maraldi, French-Italian astronomer (d. 1729) was born on August - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1131  Boudouin II van Bourg, king of Jerusalem, dies on August - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1157  Death of King Alfonso VII of Castile (b. 1104/1105) on August - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1190  On August - 21 godfried III, duke of Brabant (Grimbergse war), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1245  Alexander van Hales, English scholar, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1271  Death of Alphonse of Toulouse, son of Louis VIII of France (b. 1220) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1516  On this day in history john III van Egmont, [Manke John], viceroy of Holland, dies at 78  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1581  On August - 21 death of sakuma Nobumori, Japanese retainer and samurai (b. 1527)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1614  On August - 21 death of elizabeth Báthory, the world's most prolific female serial killer (b. 1560)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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