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Historical Events In August - 21

Thursday, 21 March 2019

0959  On this day in history erachus becomes bishop of Luik  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1165  On this day in history philip II Augustus, 1st great Capetian king of France (1179-1223)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1190  On August - 21 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  Alexander van Hales, English scholar, dies on August - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1516  John III van Egmont, [Manke John], viceroy of Holland, dies at 78 on August - 21.  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  The Delight, with 85 persons aboard, founders on the banks of Sable Island; first Canadian shipwreck on record on August - 21.  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 August - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

1660  Hubert Gautier, engineer, wrote 1st book on bridge building on August - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

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

1689  The Battle of Dunkeld in Scotland on August - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1689  On August - 21 jose Pradas Gallen, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1689  William Cleland, Scottish poet and soldier on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1703  On this day in history turkish army removes sultan Mustafa II  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1718  On this day in history emperor Karel VI, Turkey & Venice sign peace treaty  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1725  Jean-Baptiste Greuze, French painter on August - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1751  On August - 21 johann Georg Witthauer, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1760  On this day in history the church (later cathedral) of "Our Lady of Candlemas of Mayagüez (Puerto Rico)" is founded, establishing the basis for the founding of the city.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1765  William IV, king of England (1830-37) on August - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1772  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 on August - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1772  On August - 21 alessandro Felici, composer, dies at 29  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1165  Philip II Augustus, 1st great Capetian king of France (1179-1223) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1535  On August - 21 birth of shimazu Yoshihiro, Japanese samurai and warlord (d. 1619)  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  On this day in history birth of hubert Gautier, engineer, wrote 1st book on bridge building  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1665  On this day in history birth of giacomo F. Maraldi, French-Italian astronomer (d. 1729)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1131  On August - 21 boudouin II van Bourg, king of Jerusalem, dies  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 this day in history 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 this day in history 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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