Historical Events In July - 05
Friday, 05 June 2020
0649 On July - 05 st Martin I begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0767 Duke of Nepi names his brother (leek) Pope Constantine II on July - 05.
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 Brightest supernova (Crab Nebula) 1st reported on this day in history.
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 German emperor Sigismund signs peace with Hussieten on July - 05.
1450 Pope Nicolas V names Walraven van Meurs bishop of Munster on this day in history.
1539 Antonio M Zaccaria, Italian physician/saint, dies on this day in history.
1546 Johann Steuerlein, composer on this day in history.
1596 On this day in history english fleet under the earl of Essex plunder Cadiz
1610 John Guy sets sail from Bristol with 39 other colonists for Newfoundland on July - 05.
1626 On July - 05 battle at Lenz: Rebel Austrian Boers defeated
1626 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1654 Antonio Maria Pacchioni, composer on July - 05.
1675 Mary Walcott, American accuser at the Salem witch trials on this day in history.
1681 On this day in history fjodor Aleksejevitsj, tsar of Russia, dies
1687 Isaac Newton's PRINCIPIA published by Royal Society in England on this day in history.
1729 On this day in history claudio M da Costa, Brazilian poet
1750 On this day in history slave revolt on Curacao
1755 On July - 05 sarah Kemble Siddons, Brecon England, tragic actress (Fatal Marriage)
1758 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 on July - 05.
1764 Janos Lavotta, composer on this day in history.
1770 Battle of Chesma and Battle of Larga between the Russian Empire and the Ottoman Empire on July - 05.
1775 US Congress adopts the Olive Branch Petition on July - 05.
1775 On July - 05 william Crotch, composer
1781 On July - 05 stamford Raffles, founder (Singapore)
1791 On this day in history jos‚ Marˇa Narv ez discovers Point Grey, now in Vancouver, BC
1791 On this day in history jose Maria Narvaez discovers Point Grey (now Vancouver BC)
1793 On this day in history pavel I Pestel, Russian officer
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.