Historical Events In August - 22
Tuesday, 19 January 2021
0392 Arbogast has Eugenius elected Western Roman Emperor on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
0634 Abd Allah Abu Bekr, Arabic merchant/1st kalief of Islam, dies on this day in history.
0851 On August - 22 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 August - 22.
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 August - 22.
1367 On August - 22 egidius AC Albornor, Spanish archbishop of Toledo, dies at about 57
1454 Jews are expelled from Brunn Moravia by order of King Ladislaus on this day in history.
1485 Richard III slain at Bosworth Field-last of Plantagenets on August - 22.
1485 On August - 22 battle of Bosworth Field
1485 Richard III, king of England (1483-85), killed in battle at 32 on this day in history.
1530 On August - 22 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 On August - 22 john Dudley, English Lord Admiral/premier (1551-53), beheaded
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 this day in history.
1603 1st stones layed in Zuiderkerk Amsterdam on August - 22.
1614 On August - 22 trades people under Vincent Fettmilch chase & plunder Jews out of ghetto in Frankfurt
1615 Christopher Gibbons, composer on this day in history.
1632 Prince Frederik Hendrik occupies Maastricht on August - 22.
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 On August - 22 civil War in England began between Royalists & Parliament
1647 Denis Papin, French physicist (Papiniaanse pot, steam machine) on this day in history.
1654 On this day in history jacob Barsimson, said to be first Jewish immigrant to America, lands at New Amsterdam
1654 On this day in history jacob Barsimson arrives in New Amsterdam (modern day Manhattan) aboard the Peartree, one ot the first Jewish colonists
1680 Johann Georg II, Elector of Saxony (1656-80), dies at 67 on August - 22.