Historical Events In August - 22
Tuesday, 21 May 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 this day in history.
0476 On August - 22 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 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 Gregory IX, [Ugolino di Segni], Italian Pope, dies on August - 22.
1280 On August - 22 nicholas III, [Giovanni Gaetano Orsini], Italian Pope (1277-80), dies
1286 Erik V Klipping, king of Denmark, murdered on August - 22.
1350 Philips VI, of Valois, King of France (1328-50), dies on August - 22.
1367 On August - 22 egidius AC Albornor, Spanish archbishop of Toledo, dies at about 57
1454 On August - 22 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 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 this day in history.
1572 On this day in history failed assassination on admiral De Coligny
1582 King James IV of Scotland captured on this day in history.
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 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 On this day in history english Civil War begins
1642 Civil War in England began between Royalists & Parliament on August - 22.
1647 On August - 22 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 this day in history.
1680 Johann Georg II, Elector of Saxony (1656-80), dies at 67 on August - 22.