Historical Events In July - 05
Monday, 20 January 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 this day in history.
1054 Brightest supernova (Crab Nebula) 1st reported on July - 05.
1294 Pietro del Murrone elected as Pope Coelestinus V on this day in history.
1295 Scotland & France sign anti-English covenant on this day in history.
1436 On this day in history german emperor Sigismund signs peace with Hussieten
1450 Pope Nicolas V names Walraven van Meurs bishop of Munster on this day in history.
1539 On this day in history antonio M Zaccaria, Italian physician/saint, dies
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 this day in history.
1626 Stephan Fadinger, Austrian boer leader, dies in battle on July - 05.
1643 On July - 05 first recorded tornado in US (Essex County, Massachusetts)
1643 1st recorded tornado in US (Essex County, Massachusetts) on this day in history.
1654 Antonio Maria Pacchioni, composer on July - 05.
1675 On July - 05 mary Walcott, American accuser at the Salem witch trials
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 Claudio M da Costa, Brazilian poet on this day in history.
1750 On this day in history slave revolt on Curacao
1755 Sarah Kemble Siddons, Brecon England, tragic actress (Fatal Marriage) on July - 05.
1758 On July - 05 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 William Crotch, composer on this day in history.
1781 On this day in history stamford Raffles, founder (Singapore)
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 On July - 05 pavel I Pestel, Russian officer
1794 Sylvester Graham, developed graham cracker on July - 05.
1801 On July - 05 david Glasgow Farragut, Tenn, Vice Admiral (Union Navy), died in 1870