On This Day

August 1582 in History

Events in History


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 Francis of Valois, Duke of Anjou pays tribute to earl of Flanders

Birthdays in History

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