Historical Events In August - 22
Saturday, 31 July 2021
0392 Arbogast has Eugenius elected Western Roman Emperor on August - 22.
0408 On this day in history flavius Stilicho, West Roman field leader (395-408), dies at 48
0476 On this day in history odoacer is named Rex italiae by his troop.
0565 St Columba reported seeing monster in Loch Ness on August - 22.
0634 On August - 22 abd Allah Abu Bekr, Arabic merchant/1st kalief of Islam, dies
0851 On August - 22 erispoe defeats Charles the Bald near the Breton town of Jengland.
1138 On August - 22 english defeated Scots at Cowton Moor Banners of various saints were carried into battle which led to being called Battle of the Standard
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 On this day in history erik V Klipping, king of Denmark, murdered
1350 Philips VI, of Valois, King of France (1328-50), dies on August - 22.
1367 Egidius AC Albornor, Spanish archbishop of Toledo, dies at about 57 on this day in history.
1454 On this day in history jews are expelled from Brunn Moravia by order of King Ladislaus
1485 Richard III slain at Bosworth Field-last of Plantagenets on this day in history.
1485 On this day in history battle of Bosworth Field
1485 Richard III, king of England (1483-85), killed in battle at 32 on this day in history.
1530 On this day in history bartolomeo Spontone, composer
1532 William Warham, English archbishop of Canterbury (1502-32), dies at 82 on this day in history.
1543 Emperor Charles V's army occupies Duren on August - 22.
1553 John Dudley, English Lord Admiral/premier (1551-53), beheaded on this day in history.
1559 Spanish archbishop Bartholome de Carranza arrested as heretic on August - 22.
1572 Failed assassination on admiral De Coligny on this day in history.
1582 King James IV of Scotland captured on August - 22.
1603 On this day in history 1st stones layed in Zuiderkerk Amsterdam
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 On this day in history madras (now Chennai), India, is founded by the British East India Company on a sliver of land bought from local Nayak rulers.
1642 On August - 22 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 this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1680 Johann Georg II, Elector of Saxony (1656-80), dies at 67 on August - 22.