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The tenth day of August.

Events

  • 612 BCE Sinsharishkun, King of Assyria, dies in Battle with Babylonia. Destruction of Nineveh by Babylonian forces, as predicted by the prophet Nahum c. 700 BCE.
  • 955. Battle of Lechfeld: Otto I Holy Roman Emperor defeats the pagan Magyars, ending fifty years of Magyar invasion of the West. The Magyars would later become the nation of Hungary.
  • 991. Battle of Maldon: English, led by Bryhtnoth, confront a band of inland-raiding Vikings near Maldon in Essex. The English are defeated and the story is immortalised in a well-known poem, The Battle of Maldon. The English were Christians; the Vikings still worshiped the Norse gods.

Births

  • 1397. Albert II of Germany, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1439)
  • 1489. Jacob Sturm von Sturmeck, German statesman and reformer (d. 1553). Von Sturmeck was an advocate of union among Protestants, and attempted to bridge the gap between the Reformed Church and Lutheranism.
  • 1645. Eusebio Kino, Italian Catholic missionary (d. 1711)
  • 1823. Hugh Stowell Brown, Manx Baptist preacher (d. 1886)

Deaths

Feast days

Roman Catholicism

  • Saint Blane, bishop (of Ceann-Garadh) Scotland
  • Saint Deusdedit
  • Saint Lawrence of Rome, deacon, martyr 258, patron saint of accountants, cooks and local history [common]
  • Saint Arigius, bishop of Lyon, confessor [Lyon]
  • Saint Asteria
  • Nuestra Señora del Buen Suceso, Patroness of Parañaque, Philippines
  • Saint Geraint of Dumnonia
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