Historical Events In July - 05
Monday, 18 November 2019
0649 St Martin I begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1054 Brightest supernova (Crab Nebula) 1st reported on July - 05.
1294 Pietro del Murrone elected as Pope Coelestinus V on July - 05.
1295 On July - 05 scotland & France sign anti-English covenant
1436 German emperor Sigismund signs peace with Hussieten on July - 05.
1450 On this day in history pope Nicolas V names Walraven van Meurs bishop of Munster
1539 Antonio M Zaccaria, Italian physician/saint, dies on July - 05.
1546 Johann Steuerlein, composer on this day in history.
1596 On July - 05 english fleet under the earl of Essex plunder Cadiz
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 this day in history stephan Fadinger, Austrian boer leader, dies in battle
1643 On this day in history first recorded tornado in US (Essex County, Massachusetts)
1643 1st recorded tornado in US (Essex County, Massachusetts) on July - 05.
1654 On this day in history antonio Maria Pacchioni, composer
1675 Mary Walcott, American accuser at the Salem witch trials on July - 05.
1681 On July - 05 fjodor Aleksejevitsj, tsar of Russia, dies
1687 On July - 05 isaac Newton's PRINCIPIA published by Royal Society in England
1729 On July - 05 claudio M da Costa, Brazilian poet
1750 Slave revolt on Curacao on this day in history.
1755 On July - 05 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 this day in history 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 this day in history uS Congress adopts the Olive Branch Petition.
1775 On July - 05 william Crotch, composer
1781 On July - 05 stamford Raffles, founder (Singapore)
1791 On July - 05 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 July - 05.
1801 On this day in history david Glasgow Farragut, Tenn, Vice Admiral (Union Navy), died in 1870