Historical Events In July - 05
Thursday, 02 April 2020
0649 St Martin I begins his reign as Catholic Pope on July - 05.
0767 On this day in history duke of Nepi names his brother (leek) Pope Constantine II
1054 A minor star in the constellation Taurus explodes July 5 in a supernova that is visible by daylight for 23 days and remains visible at night for another 633 days, an event recorded by pictographs in China and in the Western Hemisphere on July - 05.
1054 On this day in history brightest supernova (Crab Nebula) 1st reported
1294 Pietro del Murrone elected as Pope Coelestinus V on July - 05.
1295 On this day in history scotland & France sign anti-English covenant
1436 On July - 05 german emperor Sigismund signs peace with Hussieten
1450 On July - 05 pope Nicolas V names Walraven van Meurs bishop of Munster
1539 On July - 05 antonio M Zaccaria, Italian physician/saint, dies
1546 On this day in history johann Steuerlein, composer
1596 English fleet under the earl of Essex plunder Cadiz on July - 05.
1610 John Guy sets sail from Bristol with 39 other colonists for Newfoundland on this day in history.
1626 Battle at Lenz: Rebel Austrian Boers defeated on July - 05.
1626 On July - 05 stephan Fadinger, Austrian boer leader, dies in battle
1643 First recorded tornado in US (Essex County, Massachusetts) on July - 05.
1643 1st recorded tornado in US (Essex County, Massachusetts) on July - 05.
1654 Antonio Maria Pacchioni, composer on this day in history.
1675 Mary Walcott, American accuser at the Salem witch trials on this day in history.
1681 Fjodor Aleksejevitsj, tsar of Russia, dies on this day in history.
1687 Isaac Newton's PRINCIPIA published by Royal Society in England on this day in history.
1729 Claudio M da Costa, Brazilian poet on July - 05.
1750 Slave revolt on Curacao on this day in history.
1755 Sarah Kemble Siddons, Brecon England, tragic actress (Fatal Marriage) on July - 05.
1758 On this day in history lake George New York, General James Abercromby leaves the ruins of Fort William Henry at the head of Lake George to attack the French at Fort Carillon; army of 6,000 British regulars, and almost 9000 provincials from New England, New York and New Jersey, embarks in hundreds of batteaux and whale boats.
1764 On July - 05 janos Lavotta, composer
1770 On July - 05 battle of Chesma and Battle of Larga between the Russian Empire and the Ottoman Empire.
1775 US Congress adopts the Olive Branch Petition on this day in history.
1775 On July - 05 william Crotch, composer
1781 Stamford Raffles, founder (Singapore) on July - 05.
1791 Jos‚ Marˇa Narv ez discovers Point Grey, now in Vancouver, BC on July - 05.
1791 Jose Maria Narvaez discovers Point Grey (now Vancouver BC) on this day in history.
1793 On July - 05 pavel I Pestel, Russian officer
1794 On this day in history sylvester Graham, developed graham cracker
1801 On this day in history david Glasgow Farragut, Tenn, Vice Admiral (Union Navy), died in 1870