Historical Events In July - 07
Friday, 21 February 2020
1124 Tyrus surrenders to Crusaders on July - 07.
1129 Shirakawa, emperor of Japan (1072-86)/budhist monk, dies at 76 on this day in history.
1304 Benedict XI, [Niccolo Boccasini], Pope (1303-04), dies on July - 07.
1307 On this day in history edward I, King of England (1272-1307), dies at 68
1348 On this day in history john Andreae, Italian canonist, dies
1438 French church/King Charles VII release Pragmatieke Sanctie of Bourges on this day in history.
1456 On July - 07 a retrial verdict acquits Joan of Arc of heresy 25 years after her death
1495 King Ferdinand II returns to Naples on this day in history.
1498 Emperor Maximilian I establishes choir of Imperial Chapel on this day in history.
1534 On this day in history european colonization of the Americas: first known exchange between Europeans and natives of the Gulf of St. Lawrence, in New Brunswick.
1543 On July - 07 french troops invade Luxembourg
1550 Chocolate introduced on this day in history.
1572 Sigismund II August, last Jagellonen king of Poland, dies at 51 on this day in history.
1585 On July - 07 king Henri III & Duke De Guise signs Treaty of Nemours: French Huguenots loose all freedoms
1607 "God Save the King" is 1st sung on July - 07.
1647 On July - 07 thomas Hooker clergyman, father of American democracy, dies
1647 On July - 07 people's uprising against high prices & Spanish rule in Naples
1647 Thomas Hooker, clergyman, father of American democracy, dies on this day in history.
1656 On July - 07 michelangelo Rossi, Italian opera composer, buried at about 55
1663 Thomas Baltzar, German violinist on this day in history.
1668 On this day in history isaac Newton receives MA from Trinity College, Cambridge
1690 On this day in history johann Tobias Krebs, composer
1694 On this day in history dokusho, Zen teacher, Obaku line, dies
1710 On July - 07 arvid Niclas Hopken, composer
1713 1st performance of Georg F Handel's "To Deum" & "Jubilate" on this day in history.
1746 On July - 07 ludwig Wenzel Lachnith, composer
1752 Joseph Marie Jacquard born French silk weaver Joseph Marie Jacquard was born. He perfected a loom that used punch cards to program various weaving patterns on this day in history.
1752 Joseph-Marie Jacquard, invented programmable loom on this day in history.
1753 British Museum founded by an Act of Parliament (opens in 1759) on July - 07.
1754 Kings College in NYC opens (renamed Columbia College) on July - 07.
1768 On this day in history firm of Johann Buddenbrook founded, in Thomas Mann's novel
1770 On this day in history russian fleet, with British sailors as officers, defeats Turkish navy at Tchesme, Turkey.
1771 Thomas Gray, English poet (Elegy), dies at 54 on July - 07.
1773 On July - 07 cornelis Douwes, Dutch mathematician/astronomer, dies at 60