Historical Events In July - 05
Wednesday, 27 October 2021
0649 On this day in history st Martin I begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0767 Duke of Nepi names his brother (leek) Pope Constantine II on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
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 On this day in history german emperor Sigismund signs peace with Hussieten
1450 On July - 05 pope Nicolas V names Walraven van Meurs bishop of Munster
1539 Antonio M Zaccaria, Italian physician/saint, dies on July - 05.
1546 On this day in history johann Steuerlein, composer
1596 On July - 05 english fleet under the earl of Essex plunder Cadiz
1610 On July - 05 john Guy sets sail from Bristol with 39 other colonists for Newfoundland.
1626 On July - 05 battle at Lenz: Rebel Austrian Boers defeated
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 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 July - 05.
1750 Slave revolt on Curacao on this day in history.
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 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 this day in history.
1775 William Crotch, composer on this day in history.
1781 Stamford Raffles, founder (Singapore) on this day in history.
1791 Jos‚ Marˇa Narv ez discovers Point Grey, now in Vancouver, BC on this day in history.
1791 Jose Maria Narvaez discovers Point Grey (now Vancouver BC) on July - 05.
1793 Pavel I Pestel, Russian officer on July - 05.
1794 On July - 05 sylvester Graham, developed graham cracker
1801 On this day in history david Glasgow Farragut, Tenn, Vice Admiral (Union Navy), died in 1870