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 This day in History - August 22
385 Historic Events for August 22
408

Flavius Stilicho, West Roman field leader (395-408), dies at 48

Death
565

St Columba reported seeing monster in Loch Ness

Event
634

Abd Allah Abu Bekr, Arabic merchant/1st kalief of Islam, dies

Death
1138

English defeated Scots at Cowton Moor Banners of various saints were carried into battle which led to being called Battle of the Standard

Event
1188

Ferdinand II, king of Castili‰/Le¢n/Asturi‰/Galici‰, dies

Death
1241

Gregory IX, [Ugolino di Segni], Italian Pope, dies

Death
1280

Nicholas III, [Giovanni Gaetano Orsini], Italian Pope (1277-80), dies

Death
1286

Erik V Klipping, king of Denmark, murdered

Death
1350

Philips VI, of Valois, King of France (1328-50), dies

Death
1367

Egidius AC Albornor, Spanish archbishop of Toledo, dies at about 57

Death
1454

Jews are expelled from Brunn Moravia by order of King Ladislaus

Event
1485

Battle of Bosworth Field - Henry VII's forces defeat Richard III

Event
1485

Richard III, king of England (1483-85), killed in battle at 32

Death
1530

Bartolomeo Spontone, composer

Birth
1532

William Warham, English archbishop of Canterbury (1502-32), dies at 82

Death
1543

Emperor Charles V's army occupies Duren

Event
1553

John Dudley, English Lord Admiral/premier (1551-53), beheaded

Death
1559

Spanish archbishop Bartholom‚ de Carranza arrested as heretic

Event
1572

Failed assassination on admiral De Coligny

Event
1582

King James IV of Scotland captured

Event
1601

Georges de Scud‚ry, French writer (Observations sur le Cid)

Birth
1603

1st stones layed in Zuiderkerk Amsterdam

Event
1614

Trades people under Vincent Fettmilch chase and plunder Jews out of ghetto in Frankfurt

Event
1615

Christopher Gibbons, composer

Birth
1632

Prince Frederik Hendrik occupies Maastricht

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