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 This day in History - August 10
435 Historic Events for August 10
70

"2nd Temple" of Jews is set aflame (approx)

Event
654

Pope Eugene I elected to succeed Martinus I

Event
794

Fastrada, 3rd wife of French king Charles the Great, dies at 30

Death
843

Treaty of Verdun: Brothers Lotharius I, Louis the German and Charles the Bare divide France

Event
955

Battle at Lech: German king Otto I beats Hungarians

Event
955

Conrad the Red, Duke of Lotharingen, dies in battle

Death
1002

Al-Mansur, Arabic general strategist/regent of C¢rdoba, dies

Death
1250

Erik IV Plovpenning, king of Denmark, murdered

Death
1296

John the Blind, King of Bohemia/Count of Luxembourg

Birth
1304

-11] Battle at Zierik Sea: Dutch and French fleet beat Flemish fleet

Event
1461

Alfonso ed Espina, bishop of Osma urges for an Inquistion in Spain

Event
1497

John Cabot tells King Henry VII of his trip to "Asia"

Event
1500

Diego Diaz discovers Madagascar

Event
1511

Portugese troops occupy parts of Malakka

Event
1512

Battle at Brest: English fleet beats France

Event
1519

Magellan's 5 ship set sail to circumnavigate Earth

Event
1556

Philipp Nicolai, Germany, theologist/poet/composer

Birth
1557

Battle at St Quentin: Lamoraal of Egmont and Philibert beat France

Event
1560

Hieronymus Praetorius, composer

Birth
1566

Iconoclasm begins

Event
1567

Girolamo Giacobbi, composer

Birth
1585

English Queen Elizabeth I signs Treaty of Nonsuch: Aid for Neth

Event
1589

Pietro Antonio Tamburini, composer

Birth
1589

Maarten Schenck Nideggen, Dutch army leader, drowned at about 49

Death
1622

County Maine appended on John Mason/Fernandino Gorges

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