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What Happened in August 1716

Historical Events


Battle of InterestBattle of Petrovaradin

Aug 5 Battle of Petrovaradin/Peterwardein: Habsburgs under Eugene of Savoy defeat the Turks in a decisive victory
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The Battle of Petrovaradin or Peterwardein which saw a decisive victory for the Imperial Army
The Battle of Petrovaradin or Peterwardein which saw a decisive victory for the Imperial Army

Famous Deaths

  • Aug 3 Sebastián Durón, Spanish composer, dies at 56