Historical Events In July - 03
Saturday, 31 July 2021
0323 On July - 03 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 St Leo II ends his reign as Catholic Pope on July - 03.
0683 On this day in history leo II, Pope (681-83), dies
0987 Hugo Capet crowned king of France on this day in history.
1090 Battle at Hagenoorde: German emperor beats earl Egbert II on July - 03.
1090 On July - 03 egbert II van Brunswick, Fries count, dies in battle
1187 On July - 03 crusaders enter Tiberias
1250 On this day in history 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 July - 03 louis XI, King of France (1461-83)
1428 On July - 03 treaty of Delft-between Jacoba of Bayern & Philip the Good
1468 On July - 03 duke Charles the Stout marries Princess Margaretha of York
1567 On this day in history samuel de Champlain, explorer (Lake Champlain)
1570 On this day in history antonio Paleario, Italian humanist, executed by inquisition at 67
1608 On July - 03 city of Québec founded by Samuel de Champlain
1608 Quebec, Canada founded by Samuel Champlain on July - 03.
1608 Samuel de Champlain founded city of Quebec on this day in history.
1630 Emperor Ferdinand II opens German Parliament on this day in history.
1642 On this day in history maria de' Medici, French queen-mother, dies at about 69
1661 On this day in history portugal gives Tanger & Bombay to English King Charles II
1683 On this day in history edward Young, English poet (Revenge, Complaint)
1687 On this day in history arnold Hoogvliet, Dutch poet (Abraham the Patriarch)
1720 Sweden & Denmark sign peace treaty on this day in history.
1728 Robert Adam, architect/designer (Adelphi Terrace, London) on this day in history.
1731 On this day in history samuel Huntington, (Gov-Ct), Continental Congress pres
1738 John Singleton Copley, Mass, finest colonial American artist on July - 03.
1754 On July - 03 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 this day in history washington takes command of Continental Army at Cambridge, Mass
1778 British forces massacre 360 men, women & children in Wyoming, Pa on July - 03.
1778 On July - 03 jean-Jacques Rousseau, French writer/composer (Pygmalion), dies
1793 On this day in history john Claire, England, poet
1794 Eberhard F Walcker, German organ builder (Paulskirche Frankfurt) on this day in history.
1796 On July - 03 nikoli A Poveloi, Russian writer/publisher (Sotsjinenija) [NS]