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 This day in History - August 9
350 Historic Events for August 9
117

Mark Ulpius Trajanus, emperor of Rome (98-117)

Death
378

Flavius Valens, emperor of Byzantium (364-78), dies in battle at 50

Death
378

Battle of Adrianople, Visigoth Calvary defeats Roman Army

Event
803

Irene, Byzantine empress/wife of emperor Leo IV, dies

Death
1048

Damasius II, [Poppo], Pope (1047-48), dies

Death
1378

Cardinals declare pope Urbanus VI lawless (anti christian/devil)

Event
1420

Pierre d'ailly/Peter de Alliaco, French theologist/cardinal, dies

Death
1516

Jeroen Bosch, painter (Garden of the Lusten), dies at 66

Death
1559

Willem of Orange becomes viceroy of Holland/Zealand/Utrecht

Event
1593

Izaak Walton, England, biographer/fisherman/writer (Compleat Angler)

Birth
1596

Henry van Cuyk becomes bishop of Roermond

Event
1611

Henry earl of Nassau-Siegen, colonel/governor of Hulst Neth

Birth
1612

Ottavio M Frangipani, Pope elect, dies

Death
1613

Giovanni Righi, composer, dies at 36

Death
1631

John Dryden, English poet/playwright (Heroic Stanzas) [NS=Aug 19]

Birth
1634

Pieter I de Jode, Flemish publisher, dies

Death
1638

Jonas Bronck of Holland becomes 1st European settler in Bronx

Event
1652

John Both, landscape painter/etcher, dies at about 37

Death
1655

Lord Protector Cromwell divides England into 11 districts

Event
1668

Fran‡ois Anguier, French sculptor, dies at about 64

Death
1672

Jose Ximenez, composer, dies at 70

Death
1673

Admiral Cornelis Evertsen de Jonge recaptures NY

Event
1673

Dutch recapture NY from English; regained by English in 1674

Event
1677

Jacob Campo Weyerman, South Neth's adventurer/painter/writer

Birth
1686

Benedetto Marcello, Venice It, composer (Lettera Famigliare) [or 7/24]

Birth