On This Day

What Happened in August 1582

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Aug 22 King James VI of Scotland captured

King of Great Britain James I and VI
King of Great Britain
James I and VI
  • Aug 23 French van Valois pays tribute to earl of Flanders

Famous Birthdays

  • Aug 28 Taichang Emperor [Zhu Changluo], 14th Emperor of the Ming dynasty of China, born in Beijing (d. 1620)