Historical Events In July - 03
Wednesday, 23 January 2019
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 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 this day in history hugo Capet crowned king of France
1090 Battle at Hagenoorde: German emperor beats earl Egbert II on July - 03.
1090 Egbert II van Brunswick, Fries count, dies in battle on this day in history.
1187 Crusaders enter Tiberias on July - 03.
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 this day in history.
1423 On July - 03 louis XI, King of France (1461-83)
1428 Treaty of Delft-between Jacoba of Bayern & Philip the Good on July - 03.
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 July - 03 antonio Paleario, Italian humanist, executed by inquisition at 67
1608 City of Québec founded by Samuel de Champlain on July - 03.
1608 On this day in history quebec, Canada founded by Samuel Champlain
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 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 July - 03.
1687 On this day in history 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 On July - 03 samuel Huntington, (Gov-Ct), Continental Congress pres
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 Pitcairn Island is discovered by Midshipman Robert Pitcairn on an expeditionary voyage commanded by Philip Carteret on this day in history.
1775 On July - 03 washington takes command of Continental Army at Cambridge, Mass
1778 British forces massacre 360 men, women & children in Wyoming, Pa on July - 03.
1778 Jean-Jacques Rousseau, French writer/composer (Pygmalion), dies on this day in history.
1793 On July - 03 john Claire, England, poet
1794 On July - 03 eberhard F Walcker, German organ builder (Paulskirche Frankfurt)
1796 On this day in history nikoli A Poveloi, Russian writer/publisher (Sotsjinenija) [NS]