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 This day in History - August 1
507 Historic Events for August 1
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Publius ,Helvius Pertinax, Roman emperor (193 AD)

Birth
527

Justinianus I succeeds Justinus I as emperor of Byzantium

Event
527

Justinus I, Byzantine emperor (518-27), dies

Death
649

Pope Martinus I chosen successor of Theodorus I [or 8/7]

Event
848

"Frantisek Kmoch, composer

Birth
860

Peace of Koblenz: Charles the Bare, Louis the German and Lotharius II

Event
902

Aghlabidisch emir Ibrahim II destroys Taormina, Sicily

Event
1021

Synod of Pavia: emperor Henry II convicts married priest

Event
1086

English barons become submissive to king Willem the Occupier

Event
1137

Louis VI, King of France, dies (1108-37)

Death
1177

Peace Treaty of Venice: Emperor Frederik I and Pope Alexander III

Event
1190

Floris III, Count of Holland, dies

Death
1203

Alexius IV Angelus appointed co-regent of Byzantium

Event
1291

Everlasting League forms, basis of Swiss Confederation (Independence)

Event
1322

Peter van Herenthals, South Netherlands theologist/church historian

Birth
1404

Earl Engelbert I of Nassau marries Johanna of Poland

Event
1457

Laurentius Valla, Italian philosopher (Voluptate), dies at about 50

Death
1485

Henry (VII) Tudors army sails to England

Event
1495

Jan Scorel, Dutch painter/architect

Birth
1498

Christopher Columbus lands on "Isla Santa" (Venezuela)

Event
1520

Sigismund II Augustus, King of Poland (1548-72)

Birth
1588

English admiral Howard van Effingham beats Spanish Armada

Event
1589

Murder attempt by monk Jacques Clement on French King Hendrik III

Event
1589

Jacques Cl‚ment, French monk (Henri III), dies

Death
1619

1st black Americans (20) land at Jamestown, Virginia

Event