On This Day in History for August 22

Events in History

  • 392 Arbogast has Eugenius elected Western Roman Emperor.
  • 565 St Columba reports seeing monster in Loch Ness
  • 851 Erispoe defeats Charles the Bald near the Breton town of Jengland.
  • 1138 English defeat the Scottish at Cowton Moor, Yorkshire. Banners of various saints carried into battle - led to the name Battle of the Standard
  • 1454 Jews are expelled from Brunn Moravia by order of King Ladislaus the Posthmus
  • 1485 Battle of Bosworth Field: Henry Tudor's forces defeat English King Richard III during last battle in the Wars of the Roses. Richard is killed, the last English monarch to die in battle.
  • 1543 Emperor Charles V's army occupies Duren
  • 1559 Spanish archbishop Bartholome de Carranza arrested as heretic
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Weddings in History

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