[Loch-Ruadh] Today in History August 1
normaljeanne at yahoo.com
Tue Aug 1 13:44:23 PDT 2006
Wasn't it also Jerry Garcia's birthday?
"Steve K. Rourke" <steverourke at charter.net> wrote:
10 BC - Claudius, Roman Emperor (d. 54)
126 - Pertinax, Roman Emperor (d. 193)
1313 - Emperor Kogon of Japan (d. 1364)
1377 - Emperor Go-Komatsu of Japan (d. 1433)
1545 - Andrew Melville, Scottish theologian and religious reformer (d. 1622)
1555 - Edward Kelley, English spirit medium (d. 1597)
1579 - Luís Vélez de Guevara, Spanish writer (d. 1644)
371 - St Eusebius of Vercelli, Italian bishop
1137 - King Louis VI of France (b. 1081)
1227 - Shimazu Tadahisa, Japanese warlord (b. 1179)
1402 - Edmund of Langley, 1st Duke of York, son of Edward III of England (b.
1457 - Lorenzo Valla, Italian humanist
1464 - Cosimo de' Medici, ruler of Florence (b. 1386)
1541 - Simon Grynaeus, German theologian (b. 1493)
1546 - Peter Faber, French Jesuit theologian (b. 1506)
1557 - Olaus Magnus, Swedish writer (b. 1490)
1580 - Albrecht Giese IV, German politician and diplomat (b. 1524)
1589 - Jacques Clément, French assassin of Henry III of France (b. 1567)
30 BC - Octavian (later known as Augustus) enters Alexandria, Egypt,
bringing it under the control of the Roman Republic.
527 - Justinian I becomes Byzantine Emperor.
607 - Ono no Imoko is dispatched as envoy to the Sui court in China
(Traditional Japanese date: July 3, 607).
1203 - Isaac II Angelus, restored Eastern Roman Emperor, declares his son
Alexius IV Angelus co-emperor after pressure from the forces of the Fourth
1291 - The Swiss Confederation is formed.
1461 - Edward IV is crowned king of England.
1492 - Ferdinand and Isabella drive the Jews out of Spain.
1498 - Christopher Columbus becomes the first European to visit Venezuela.
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