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 This day in History - August 7
352 Historic Events for August 7
317

Flavius Julius Constantius II, Emperor Egypt/Byzantine/Rome (337-61)

Birth
626

Battle at Constantinople: Slavic/Persians/Avarenvloot defeated

Event
768

Stephen III [IV] begins his reign as Catholic Pope

Event
936

Otto I the Great becomes King of Germany

Event
1033

Frederick II, duke of Upper Lorraine

Death
1106

Henry IV, Roman German king/emperor (1056/84-1105), dies at 54

Death
1409

Council of Pisa closes

Event
1479

Battle of Guinegate: Emperor Maximilian I vs King Louis XI

Event
1485

Henry (VII) Tudors army lands in Milford Harbor, South-Wales

Event
1498

Columbus arrives in Caribbean

Event
1547

Cajetanus van Thiene, Italian saint, dies

Death
1573

Francis Drakes fleet returns to Plymouth

Event
1575

Spanish troops conquer Oudewater, almost all inhabitants died

Event
1588

-8] English assault on Spanish Armada

Event
1598

Georg Stiernhielm, "father of Swedish poetry" (Hercules)

Birth
1609

Eustache du Caurroy, composer, dies at 60

Death
1616

Vincenzo Scamozzi, Ital architect (Procurazie Nuove, Venice), dies

Death
1620

Kepler's mother arrested for witchcraft

Event
1620

Battle at Ponts-the-C‚, Poitou: French king Louis XIII beats his mother Marie de Medici

Event
1657

Robert Blake, English admiral (Dover, Dungeness), dies at about 57

Death
1710

Earl van Godolphin resigns as English minister of Finance

Event
1712

Friederich Wilhelm Zachow, composer, dies at 48

Death
1742

Nathanael Greene, American Revoluntionary War General

Birth
1746

Daniel W Wyttenbach, Dutch classical/historian

Birth
1750

Slave uprising on Cura‡ao

Event