Historical Events In July - 03
Saturday, 04 July 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 On this day in history st Leo II ends his reign as Catholic Pope
0683 On this day in history leo II, Pope (681-83), dies
0987 Hugo Capet crowned king of France on July - 03.
1090 On July - 03 battle at Hagenoorde: German emperor beats earl Egbert II
1090 On July - 03 egbert II van Brunswick, Fries count, dies in battle
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 this day in history.
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 Antonio Paleario, Italian humanist, executed by inquisition at 67 on July - 03.
1608 City of Québec founded by Samuel de Champlain on this day in history.
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 Maria de' Medici, French queen-mother, dies at about 69 on this day in history.
1661 Portugal gives Tanger & Bombay to English King Charles II on July - 03.
1683 On July - 03 edward Young, English poet (Revenge, Complaint)
1687 Arnold Hoogvliet, Dutch poet (Abraham the Patriarch) on July - 03.
1720 Sweden & Denmark sign peace treaty on this day in history.
1728 Robert Adam, architect/designer (Adelphi Terrace, London) on July - 03.
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 George Washington surrenders to French, Ft Necessity (7 Years' War) on this day in history.
1767 On this day in history pitcairn Island is discovered by Midshipman Robert Pitcairn on an expeditionary voyage commanded by Philip Carteret.
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 July - 03 jean-Jacques Rousseau, French writer/composer (Pygmalion), dies
1793 John Claire, England, poet on this day in history.
1794 Eberhard F Walcker, German organ builder (Paulskirche Frankfurt) on July - 03.
1796 On this day in history nikoli A Poveloi, Russian writer/publisher (Sotsjinenija) [NS]