Historical Events In July - 04
Thursday, 01 October 2020
0836 Pactum Sicardi, peace between the Principality of Benevento and the Duchy of Naples on this day in history.
0907 Luitpold, Margrave of Bavaria on this day in history.
0966 On this day in history benedictus V Grammaticus, Italian Pope (5/22-6/23 964), dies
0993 On this day in history saint Ulrich of Augsburg is canonized.
1054 On July - 04 brightest known super-nova (Crab Nebula) starts shining (23 days)
1120 Jordan II of Capua is anointed as prince after his infant nephew's death on this day in history.
1187 On this day in history battle of Hittin (Tiberias): Saladin defeats Reinoud of Châtillon
1187 On July - 04 reinoud van Châtillon, French prince of Antioch, dies
1301 On July - 04 battle at Breukelen: Holland vs Lichtenberg
1301 Willem II Berthout van Mechelen, bishop of Utrecht, dies in battle on this day in history.
1307 On July - 04 rudolf III, Duke of Austria/King of Bohemia dies
1336 Elisabeth van Portugal, queen of Portugal/saint, dies at about 65 on this day in history.
1359 Francesco II Ordelaffi of Forlì surrenders to the Papal commander Gil de Albornoz on this day in history.
1415 On this day in history angelo Correr renounces his claim to the Papacy as Pope Gregory XII
1453 On July - 04 41 Jewish martyrs burned at stake at Breslau
1498 On July - 04 filips van Burgundy, admiral-general of Netherlands, dies
1534 Christian III is elected King of Denmark and Norway in the town of Rye on this day in history.
1541 On July - 04 pedro de Alvarado, Spanish occupier, dies at about 56
1546 On this day in history murad III, sultan of Turkey (1574-95)
1578 Charles de Berlaymont, baron of Hierges, gov/viceroy of Names, dies on this day in history.
1603 On this day in history philippus the Monte, priest/bandmaster/composer, dies at 82
1610 Battle at Klushino: King Sigismund II beats Russian & Sweden on this day in history.
1610 Cornelis Evertsen, the Elder, Dutch/Swiss vice-admiral on July - 04.
1623 On this day in history william Byrd, English composer (Ave verum corpus), dies at 80
1627 On this day in history thomas Middleton Elizabethan dramatist, dies (birth date unknown)
1627 On July - 04 thomas Middleton, Elizabethan dramatist (Women Beware Women), dies
1634 The city of Trois-Rivières is founded in New France, later to become the Canadian province of Quebec on July - 04.
1636 City of Providence, Rhode Island form on July - 04.
1652 Prince of Condé starts blood bath in Paris on July - 04.
1653 On this day in history barebones Parliment goes into session in England
1653 On July - 04 british Barebones Parliament goes into session
1669 Alexander von Papenhoven, Flemish religious sculptor on this day in history.
1672 States of Holland declares "Eternal Edict" void on this day in history.
1672 Ambrosius Reiner, composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.