[Loch-Ruadh] Today in History August 5
Steve K. Rourke
steverourke at charter.net
Fri Aug 4 22:09:54 PDT 2006
1301 - Edmund of Woodstock, 1st Earl of Kent, English politician (d. 1330)
1397? - Guillaume Dufay, Franco-Flemish composer and theorist (d. 1474)
882 - King Louis III of France (b. 863)
1063 - Gruffydd ap Llywelyn, King of Gwynedd
1364 - Emperor Kogon of Japan (b. 1313)
1572 - Isaac Luria, Palestinian-born Kabbalist (b. 1534)
1579 - Stanislaus Hosius, Polish Catholic cardinal (b. 1504)
642 - Battle of Maserfeld - Penda of Mercia defeats and kills Oswald of
1100 - Henry I crowned King of England in Westminster Abbey
1305 - William Wallace, who led Scottish resistance to England, is captured
by the English near Glasgow and transported to London for trial and
1583 - Sir Humphrey Gilbert establishes first English colony in North
America, at what is now St John's, Newfoundland.
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