Historical Events In July - 05
Sunday, 09 August 2020
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 On July - 05 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
1054 Brightest supernova (Crab Nebula) 1st reported on this day in history.
1294 Pietro del Murrone elected as Pope Coelestinus V on this day in history.
1295 On July - 05 scotland & France sign anti-English covenant
1436 On this day in history german emperor Sigismund signs peace with Hussieten
1450 On this day in history pope Nicolas V names Walraven van Meurs bishop of Munster
1539 On July - 05 antonio M Zaccaria, Italian physician/saint, dies
1546 Johann Steuerlein, composer on July - 05.
1596 English fleet under the earl of Essex plunder Cadiz on July - 05.
1610 On this day in history john Guy sets sail from Bristol with 39 other colonists for Newfoundland.
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 On this day in history antonio Maria Pacchioni, composer
1675 On this day in history mary Walcott, American accuser at the Salem witch trials
1681 Fjodor Aleksejevitsj, tsar of Russia, dies on this day in history.
1687 On this day in history isaac Newton's PRINCIPIA published by Royal Society in England
1729 On July - 05 claudio M da Costa, Brazilian poet
1750 On this day in history slave revolt on Curacao
1755 Sarah Kemble Siddons, Brecon England, tragic actress (Fatal Marriage) on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1764 On July - 05 janos Lavotta, composer
1770 Battle of Chesma and Battle of Larga between the Russian Empire and the Ottoman Empire on this day in history.
1775 US Congress adopts the Olive Branch Petition on July - 05.
1775 On this day in history william Crotch, composer
1781 Stamford Raffles, founder (Singapore) on this day in history.
1791 On July - 05 jos‚ Marˇa Narv ez discovers Point Grey, now in Vancouver, BC
1791 Jose Maria Narvaez discovers Point Grey (now Vancouver BC) on July - 05.
1793 On July - 05 pavel I Pestel, Russian officer
1794 Sylvester Graham, developed graham cracker on this day in history.
1801 On July - 05 david Glasgow Farragut, Tenn, Vice Admiral (Union Navy), died in 1870