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