Historical Events In July - 03
Friday, 24 May 2019
0323 Battle at Adrianopolis: Flavius Julius Crispus' beats emperor Licinius on July - 03.
0324 Battle of Adrianople Constantine I defeats Licinius, who flees to Byzantium on July - 03.
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 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 this day in history egbert II van Brunswick, Fries count, dies in battle
1187 Crusaders enter Tiberias on this day in history.
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 July - 03 louis XI, King of France (1461-83)
1428 On July - 03 treaty of Delft-between Jacoba of Bayern & Philip the Good
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 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 On this day in history samuel de Champlain founded city of Quebec
1630 Emperor Ferdinand II opens German Parliament on July - 03.
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 this day in history edward Young, English poet (Revenge, Complaint)
1687 On July - 03 arnold Hoogvliet, Dutch poet (Abraham the Patriarch)
1720 On this day in history 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 On this day in history john Singleton Copley, Mass, finest colonial American artist
1754 George Washington surrenders to French, Ft Necessity (7 Years' War) on July - 03.
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 On this day in history british forces massacre 360 men, women & children in Wyoming, Pa
1778 On this day in history jean-Jacques Rousseau, French writer/composer (Pygmalion), dies
1793 On this day in history john Claire, England, poet
1794 On this day in history eberhard F Walcker, German organ builder (Paulskirche Frankfurt)
1796 Nikoli A Poveloi, Russian writer/publisher (Sotsjinenija) [NS] on this day in history.