Historical Events In July - 05
Friday, 21 February 2020
0649 On this day in history st Martin I begins his reign as Catholic Pope
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 this day in history.
1054 On July - 05 brightest supernova (Crab Nebula) 1st reported
1294 On this day in history pietro del Murrone elected as Pope Coelestinus V
1295 Scotland & France sign anti-English covenant on this day in history.
1436 German emperor Sigismund signs peace with Hussieten on this day in history.
1450 Pope Nicolas V names Walraven van Meurs bishop of Munster on July - 05.
1539 On this day in history antonio M Zaccaria, Italian physician/saint, dies
1546 Johann Steuerlein, composer on this day in history.
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 On this day in history mary Walcott, American accuser at the Salem witch trials
1681 On this day in history fjodor Aleksejevitsj, tsar of Russia, dies
1687 On this day in history isaac Newton's PRINCIPIA published by Royal Society in England
1729 Claudio M da Costa, Brazilian poet on July - 05.
1750 On July - 05 slave revolt on Curacao
1755 On this day in history sarah Kemble Siddons, Brecon England, tragic actress (Fatal Marriage)
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 this day in history battle of Chesma and Battle of Larga between the Russian Empire and the Ottoman Empire.
1775 On July - 05 uS Congress adopts the Olive Branch Petition.
1775 On July - 05 william Crotch, composer
1781 Stamford Raffles, founder (Singapore) on July - 05.
1791 On July - 05 jos‚ Marˇa Narv ez discovers Point Grey, now in Vancouver, BC
1791 On July - 05 jose Maria Narvaez discovers Point Grey (now Vancouver BC)
1793 Pavel I Pestel, Russian officer on this day in history.
1794 Sylvester Graham, developed graham cracker on this day in history.
1801 David Glasgow Farragut, Tenn, Vice Admiral (Union Navy), died in 1870 on this day in history.