Historical Events In July - 09
Friday, 24 May 2019
0455 On this day in history roman military commander Avitus is proclaimed emperor of the Western Roman Empire.
0711 Berbers under Tarik-ibn Ziyad occupies North Spain on July - 09.
1228 On July - 09 stephen Langton, Archbishop of Canterbury
1357 On July - 09 charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor assists laying the foundation stone of Charles Bridge in Prague.
1371 Pope Gregory XI names Arnold II of Horne as bishop of Utrecht on this day in history.
1386 On this day in history battle at Sempach: Swiss beat duke Leopold III of Austria
1401 Mongol monarch Timur Lenk destroys Baghdad on this day in history.
1441 On July - 09 jan/Johannes van Eyck, Flemish painter (Lamb Gods), dies
1513 On July - 09 john van Hembyze, Flemish calvinist
1517 On July - 09 gelderse crowd robber murders population of Asperen
1535 Emanuel van Meteren, Southern Neth, merchant/historian on July - 09.
1536 French navigator Jacques Cartier returns to Saint-Malo from Canada on July - 09.
1540 England's King Henry VIII 6-mo marriage to Anne of Cleves annulled on this day in history.
1541 On July - 09 estevão da Gama departs Massawa, leaving behind 400 matchlock men and 150 slaves under his brother Christovão da Gama, with orders to help the Emperor of Ethiopia defeat Ahmad ibn Ibrihim al-Ghazi who has invaded his Empire.
1553 On July - 09 battle at Sievershausen Solingen: van Saksen beats Alcibiades
1572 On this day in history 19 Catholic priests hanged in Gorcum
1578 Ferdinand II, King of Bohemia/Hungary/German Emperor (1619-37) on this day in history.
1589 On this day in history johannes a Sancto Thoma, [Poinset], Portuguese theologist
1595 On this day in history johannes Kepler inscribes geometric solid construction of universe
1609 Emperor Rudolf II grants Bohemian protestants freedom of religion on July - 09.
1639 On this day in history entonius Walaeus, calvinist theologist, dies at 65
1654 Ferdinand, son of RC emperor Ferdinand III, dies on July - 09.
1672 Prince Willem III inaugurated as viceroy of Holland/Zealand on July - 09.
1677 Angelus Silesius [Johann Scheffer], German medical/mystic poet, dies on July - 09.
1686 Germany, Sweden & Spain signs anti-French League of Augsburg on July - 09.
1696 On this day in history waclaw Potocki, Polish poet (Wojna Chocimska), dies
1716 On July - 09 joseph Sauveur, French sound engineer, dies at 63
1737 de' Medici, last Medici-grand duke of Toscane, dies on July - 09.
1745 On this day in history bonnie Prince Charlies "Elisabeth" battles with HMS Lion
1746 Philip V, French King of Spain (1700-24, 24-46), dies at 62 on this day in history.
1747 On this day in history giovanni Battista Bononcini, Italian opera-composer, dies at 76
1749 On this day in history edward Cornwallis c1713-1753 founds new settlement of Halifax founded as naval settlement to counter the French fort at Louisbourg.
1755 British Gen E Braddock mortally wounded during French & Indian War on this day in history.
1755 Battle at Duquesne (Pittsburgh): French troops beat British on this day in history.