Historical Events In July - 03
Saturday, 04 April 2020
0323 Battle at Adrianopolis: Flavius Julius Crispus' beats emperor Licinius on July - 03.
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 this day in history.
0683 Leo II, Pope (681-83), dies on July - 03.
0987 On July - 03 hugo Capet crowned king of France
1090 On this day in history battle at Hagenoorde: German emperor beats earl Egbert II
1090 Egbert II van Brunswick, Fries count, dies in battle on this day in history.
1187 On this day in history crusaders enter Tiberias
1250 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 on July - 03.
1423 Louis XI, King of France (1461-83) on July - 03.
1428 Treaty of Delft-between Jacoba of Bayern & Philip the Good on this day in history.
1468 Duke Charles the Stout marries Princess Margaretha of York on this day in history.
1567 Samuel de Champlain, explorer (Lake Champlain) on this day in history.
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 July - 03.
1608 Samuel de Champlain founded city of Quebec on this day in history.
1630 On this day in history emperor Ferdinand II opens German Parliament
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 Edward Young, English poet (Revenge, Complaint) on this day in history.
1687 On July - 03 arnold Hoogvliet, Dutch poet (Abraham the Patriarch)
1720 On July - 03 sweden & Denmark sign peace treaty
1728 On July - 03 robert Adam, architect/designer (Adelphi Terrace, London)
1731 Samuel Huntington, (Gov-Ct), Continental Congress pres on this day in history.
1738 John Singleton Copley, Mass, finest colonial American artist on this day in history.
1754 George Washington surrenders to French, Ft Necessity (7 Years' War) on July - 03.
1767 Pitcairn Island is discovered by Midshipman Robert Pitcairn on an expeditionary voyage commanded by Philip Carteret on July - 03.
1775 Washington takes command of Continental Army at Cambridge, Mass on this day in history.
1778 British forces massacre 360 men, women & children in Wyoming, Pa on this day in history.
1778 On this day in history jean-Jacques Rousseau, French writer/composer (Pygmalion), dies
1793 John Claire, England, poet on July - 03.
1794 Eberhard F Walcker, German organ builder (Paulskirche Frankfurt) on this day in history.
1796 On this day in history nikoli A Poveloi, Russian writer/publisher (Sotsjinenija) [NS]