Historical Events In July - 03
Sunday, 03 December 2023
0323 On this day in history battle at Adrianopolis: Flavius Julius Crispus' beats emperor Licinius
0324 On this day in history battle of Adrianople Constantine I defeats Licinius, who flees to Byzantium.
0683 On this day in history st Leo II ends his reign as Catholic Pope
0683 On July - 03 leo II, Pope (681-83), dies
0987 On this day in history hugo Capet crowned king of France
1090 On this day in history battle at Hagenoorde: German emperor beats earl Egbert II
1090 On this day in history egbert II van Brunswick, Fries count, dies in battle
1187 On this day in history crusaders enter Tiberias
1250 On July - 03 louis IX of France is captured by Baibars' Mamluk army at the Battle of Fariskur while he is in Egypt conducting the Seventh Crusade; he later has to ransom himself.
1423 On this day in history louis XI, King of France (1461-83)
1428 On July - 03 treaty of Delft-between Jacoba of Bayern & Philip the Good
1468 On this day in history duke Charles the Stout marries Princess Margaretha of York
1567 Samuel de Champlain, explorer (Lake Champlain) on July - 03.
1570 Antonio Paleario, Italian humanist, executed by inquisition at 67 on July - 03.
1608 On July - 03 city of Québec founded by Samuel de Champlain
1608 Quebec, Canada founded by Samuel Champlain on this day in history.
1608 On July - 03 samuel de Champlain founded city of Quebec
1630 On July - 03 emperor Ferdinand II opens German Parliament
1642 Maria de' Medici, French queen-mother, dies at about 69 on July - 03.
1661 Portugal gives Tanger & Bombay to English King Charles II on July - 03.
1683 Edward Young, English poet (Revenge, Complaint) on this day in history.
1687 On this day in history arnold Hoogvliet, Dutch poet (Abraham the Patriarch)
1720 On this day in history sweden & Denmark sign peace treaty
1728 Robert Adam, architect/designer (Adelphi Terrace, London) on this day in history.
1731 Samuel Huntington, (Gov-Ct), Continental Congress pres on this day in history.
1738 John Singleton Copley, Mass, finest colonial American artist on July - 03.
1754 On this day in history george Washington surrenders to French, Ft Necessity (7 Years' War)
1767 On this day in history pitcairn Island is discovered by Midshipman Robert Pitcairn on an expeditionary voyage commanded by Philip Carteret.
1775 On July - 03 washington takes command of Continental Army at Cambridge, Mass
1778 On this day in history british forces massacre 360 men, women & children in Wyoming, Pa
1778 On July - 03 jean-Jacques Rousseau, French writer/composer (Pygmalion), dies
1793 John Claire, England, poet on this day in history.
1794 On this day in history eberhard F Walcker, German organ builder (Paulskirche Frankfurt)
1796 Nikoli A Poveloi, Russian writer/publisher (Sotsjinenija) [NS] on July - 03.