Historical Events In August - 22
Friday, 22 March 2019
0392 On this day in history arbogast has Eugenius elected Western Roman Emperor.
0408 Flavius Stilicho, West Roman field leader (395-408), dies at 48 on this day in history.
0476 Odoacer is named Rex italiae by his troop on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1241 On August - 22 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 Erik V Klipping, king of Denmark, murdered on August - 22.
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 On this day in history jews are expelled from Brunn Moravia by order of King Ladislaus
1485 On this day in history richard III slain at Bosworth Field-last of Plantagenets
1485 On August - 22 battle of Bosworth Field
1485 Richard III, king of England (1483-85), killed in battle at 32 on August - 22.
1530 Bartolomeo Spontone, composer on August - 22.
1532 On this day in history william Warham, English archbishop of Canterbury (1502-32), dies at 82
1543 On August - 22 emperor Charles V's army occupies Duren
1553 On August - 22 john Dudley, English Lord Admiral/premier (1551-53), beheaded
1559 Spanish archbishop Bartholome de Carranza arrested as heretic on this day in history.
1572 Failed assassination on admiral De Coligny on August - 22.
1582 King James IV of Scotland captured on August - 22.
1603 1st stones layed in Zuiderkerk Amsterdam on this day in history.
1614 On August - 22 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 August - 22.
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 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 August - 22.
1654 Jacob Barsimson arrives in New Amsterdam (modern day Manhattan) aboard the Peartree, one ot the first Jewish colonists on August - 22.
1680 On this day in history johann Georg II, Elector of Saxony (1656-80), dies at 67