On This Day

What Happened in August 1504

Historical Events

  • Aug 19 Battle of Knockdoe, bloodiest battle of medieval Ireland fought in Galway between two Anglo-Irish lords, Gearoid Fitzgerald, Lord Deputy, defeats Ulick Finn Burke

Famous Birthdays

  • Aug 6 Matthew "Nosey" Parker, Archbishop of Canterbury, born in Norwich, England (d. 1575)