[Loch-Ruadh] Today in History August 1
Pádraig Ruad Ó Maolagáin
padraig_ruad at irishbard.org
Tue Aug 1 14:52:42 PDT 2006
While Jerry Garcia looked really old, I'm pretty sure he wasn't born in
Period - it just seemed like it. :)
Nunc est bibendum.
Politicians prefer unarmed peasants.
Jeanne McKenney wrote:
> 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.
> 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
> 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)
> Other Events:
> 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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