August 1549 in history

August 1549 events chronologically

Aug 15 Jesuit priest Francis Xavier comes ashore at Kagoshima (Traditional Japanese date: July 22, 1549)
Aug 17 Battle of Sampford Courtenay – The Prayer Book Rebellion is quashed in England

Born in August 1549

Aug 2 Mikołaj Krzysztof "the Orphan" Radziwiłł a Polish-Lithuanian noble.
Aug 10 Catherine of Brandenburg-Küstrin a Margravine of Brandenburg-Küstrin by birth and Electress of Brandenburg by marriage.
Aug 26 Adrian of Ondrusov a Russian Orthodox monk and saint, venerated as a Wonderworker.

Died in August 1549

Aug 30 Arakida Moritake a Japanese poet who excelled in the fields of waka, renga, and in particular haikai. He studied renga with Sōgi. He was the son of Negi Morihide, and a Shintoist. At the age of 69, he became head priest of the Inner Ise Shrine