Historical Events In August - 22
Monday, 11 December 2023
0392 On this day in history arbogast has Eugenius elected Western Roman Emperor.
0408 On this day in history flavius Stilicho, West Roman field leader (395-408), dies at 48
0476 On August - 22 odoacer is named Rex italiae by his troop.
0565 On this day in history st Columba reported seeing monster in Loch Ness
0634 On this day in history abd Allah Abu Bekr, Arabic merchant/1st kalief of Islam, dies
0851 On this day in history erispoe defeats Charles the Bald near the Breton town of Jengland.
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 this day in history.
1241 Gregory IX, [Ugolino di Segni], Italian Pope, dies on this day in history.
1280 Nicholas III, [Giovanni Gaetano Orsini], Italian Pope (1277-80), dies on this day in history.
1286 Erik V Klipping, king of Denmark, murdered on this day in history.
1350 Philips VI, of Valois, King of France (1328-50), dies on this day in history.
1367 Egidius AC Albornor, Spanish archbishop of Toledo, dies at about 57 on August - 22.
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 this day in history.
1485 Battle of Bosworth Field on August - 22.
1485 On this day in history richard III, king of England (1483-85), killed in battle at 32
1530 Bartolomeo Spontone, composer on August - 22.
1532 On August - 22 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 this day in history.
1582 King James IV of Scotland captured on August - 22.
1603 On August - 22 1st stones layed in Zuiderkerk Amsterdam
1614 On this day in history trades people under Vincent Fettmilch chase & plunder Jews out of ghetto in Frankfurt
1615 On this day in history christopher Gibbons, composer
1632 On this day in history prince Frederik Hendrik occupies Maastricht
1639 Madras (now Chennai), India, is founded by the British East India Company on a sliver of land bought from local Nayak rulers on this day in history.
1642 On this day in history english Civil War begins
1642 Civil War in England began between Royalists & Parliament on this day in history.
1647 Denis Papin, French physicist (Papiniaanse pot, steam machine) on August - 22.
1654 On August - 22 jacob Barsimson, said to be first Jewish immigrant to America, lands at New Amsterdam
1654 Jacob Barsimson arrives in New Amsterdam (modern day Manhattan) aboard the Peartree, one ot the first Jewish colonists on August - 22.
1680 Johann Georg II, Elector of Saxony (1656-80), dies at 67 on August - 22.