Historical Events In August - 22
Saturday, 21 September 2019
0392 Arbogast has Eugenius elected Western Roman Emperor on August - 22.
0408 Flavius Stilicho, West Roman field leader (395-408), dies at 48 on August - 22.
0476 On August - 22 odoacer is named Rex italiae by his troop.
0565 St Columba reported seeing monster in Loch Ness on this day in history.
0634 Abd Allah Abu Bekr, Arabic merchant/1st kalief of Islam, dies on August - 22.
0851 Erispoe defeats Charles the Bald near the Breton town of Jengland on this day in history.
1138 English defeated Scots at Cowton Moor Banners of various saints were carried into battle which led to being called Battle of the Standard on August - 22.
1241 On this day in history gregory IX, [Ugolino di Segni], Italian Pope, dies
1280 On this day in history nicholas III, [Giovanni Gaetano Orsini], Italian Pope (1277-80), dies
1286 On August - 22 erik V Klipping, king of Denmark, murdered
1350 On August - 22 philips VI, of Valois, King of France (1328-50), dies
1367 On this day in history egidius AC Albornor, Spanish archbishop of Toledo, dies at about 57
1454 Jews are expelled from Brunn Moravia by order of King Ladislaus on August - 22.
1485 Richard III slain at Bosworth Field-last of Plantagenets on August - 22.
1485 On this day in history battle of Bosworth Field
1485 Richard III, king of England (1483-85), killed in battle at 32 on August - 22.
1530 On this day in history bartolomeo Spontone, composer
1532 On this day in history william Warham, English archbishop of Canterbury (1502-32), dies at 82
1543 Emperor Charles V's army occupies Duren on this day in history.
1553 John Dudley, English Lord Admiral/premier (1551-53), beheaded on this day in history.
1559 On August - 22 spanish archbishop Bartholome de Carranza arrested as heretic
1572 Failed assassination on admiral De Coligny on August - 22.
1582 On this day in history king James IV of Scotland captured
1603 1st stones layed in Zuiderkerk Amsterdam on this day in history.
1614 Trades people under Vincent Fettmilch chase & plunder Jews out of ghetto in Frankfurt on this day in history.
1615 Christopher Gibbons, composer on August - 22.
1632 Prince Frederik Hendrik occupies Maastricht on this day in history.
1639 Madras (now Chennai), India, is founded by the British East India Company on a sliver of land bought from local Nayak rulers on August - 22.
1642 English Civil War begins on this day in history.
1642 Civil War in England began between Royalists & Parliament on August - 22.
1647 On this day in history denis Papin, French physicist (Papiniaanse pot, steam machine)
1654 Jacob Barsimson, said to be first Jewish immigrant to America, lands at New Amsterdam on this day in history.
1654 On August - 22 jacob Barsimson arrives in New Amsterdam (modern day Manhattan) aboard the Peartree, one ot the first Jewish colonists
1680 On this day in history johann Georg II, Elector of Saxony (1656-80), dies at 67