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Historical Events Happened In May - 03

Tuesday, 03 May 2016

1294  Today in history john II becomes duke of Braban/ imburg  

1342  Count Hartmann II becomes ruler of Vaduz (Liechtenstein) on May - 03.  

1382  Today in history battle on Beverhoutsfield near Brugge  

1455  On May - 03 jews flee Spain  

1491  Kongo monarch Nkuwu Nzinga is baptised by Portuguese missionaries, adopting the baptismal name of João I today in history.  

1494  Jamaica discovered by Christopher Columbus; he names it "St Iago" on May - 03.  

1494  Jamaica discovered by Columbus; he names it "St Iago" on May - 03.  

1512  Today in history pope Julius II opens 5th Council of Lateranen (18th ecumenical council) in Rome  

1512  5th Lateran Council (18th ecumenical council) opens in Rome on May - 03.  

1515  Persian Gulf Portugese fleet occupies Ormuz on May - 03.  

1515  Today in history persian Gulf: Portugese fleet occupies Ormuz  

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Famous Birthdays In May - 03

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0612  Today in history birth of constantine III, Byzantine Emperor (d. 641)  

1415  On May - 03 birth of cecily Neville, mother of Edward IV of England and Richard III of England (d. 1495)  

1428  On May - 03 birth of pedro González de Mendoza, Spanish cardinal and statesman (d. 1495)  

1446  Today in history birth of margaretha, English princess/duchess of Bourgondie  

1446  Margaret of York, wife of Charles I, Duke of Burgundy (d. 1503) was born today in history.  

1469  Niccolo Machiavelli, Italy, politician/writer (Prince) was born today in history.  

1514  On May - 03 birth of bartholomaeus a Martyribus, [Fernandez], primate of Portugal  

1535  Today in history birth of alessandro "Agnolo" Allori, Italian painter/carpet designer  

Famous Deaths In May - 03

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1010  Ansfried, 9th bishop of Utrecht (995-1010)/saint, dies at about 69 today in history.  

1152  Today in history death of matilda of Boulogne, Queen of England (b. 1105)  

1160  On May - 03 death of peter Lombard, Italian scholar and bishop (b. c.1100)  

1270  On May - 03 death of king Béla IV of Hungary (b. 1206)  

1294  Today in history jan I, duke of Brabant/Limburg/poet, dies  

1410  Alexander V, [Petros Philargi], Kreta's Pope (1409-10), dies on May - 03.  

1442  On May - 03 engelbert I, Earl of Nassau-Dillenburg, dies  

1481  Death of Mehmed II, Ottoman Sultan (b. 1432) on May - 03.  

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