Historical Events In July - 09
Saturday, 21 September 2019
0455 Roman military commander Avitus is proclaimed emperor of the Western Roman Empire on this day in history.
0711 Berbers under Tarik-ibn Ziyad occupies North Spain on July - 09.
1228 Stephen Langton, Archbishop of Canterbury on July - 09.
1357 Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor assists laying the foundation stone of Charles Bridge in Prague on July - 09.
1371 On this day in history pope Gregory XI names Arnold II of Horne as bishop of Utrecht
1386 On this day in history battle at Sempach: Swiss beat duke Leopold III of Austria
1401 On July - 09 mongol monarch Timur Lenk destroys Baghdad
1441 Jan/Johannes van Eyck, Flemish painter (Lamb Gods), dies on this day in history.
1513 On this day in history john van Hembyze, Flemish calvinist
1517 Gelderse crowd robber murders population of Asperen on July - 09.
1535 Emanuel van Meteren, Southern Neth, merchant/historian on July - 09.
1536 On this day in history french navigator Jacques Cartier returns to Saint-Malo from Canada
1540 England's King Henry VIII 6-mo marriage to Anne of Cleves annulled on July - 09.
1541 EstevĂŁo da Gama departs Massawa, leaving behind 400 matchlock men and 150 slaves under his brother ChristovĂŁo da Gama, with orders to help the Emperor of Ethiopia defeat Ahmad ibn Ibrihim al-Ghazi who has invaded his Empire on this day in history.
1553 Battle at Sievershausen Solingen: van Saksen beats Alcibiades on July - 09.
1572 On July - 09 19 Catholic priests hanged in Gorcum
1578 On this day in history ferdinand II, King of Bohemia/Hungary/German Emperor (1619-37)
1589 Johannes a Sancto Thoma, [Poinset], Portuguese theologist on July - 09.
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 July - 09 entonius Walaeus, calvinist theologist, dies at 65
1654 Ferdinand, son of RC emperor Ferdinand III, dies on this day in history.
1672 On this day in history prince Willem III inaugurated as viceroy of Holland/Zealand
1677 On this day in history angelus Silesius [Johann Scheffer], German medical/mystic poet, dies
1686 On this day in history germany, Sweden & Spain signs anti-French League of Augsburg
1696 On July - 09 waclaw Potocki, Polish poet (Wojna Chocimska), dies
1716 Joseph Sauveur, French sound engineer, dies at 63 on July - 09.
1737 de' Medici, last Medici-grand duke of Toscane, dies on this day in history.
1745 Bonnie Prince Charlies "Elisabeth" battles with HMS Lion on this day in history.
1746 Philip V, French King of Spain (1700-24, 24-46), dies at 62 on this day in history.
1747 Giovanni Battista Bononcini, Italian opera-composer, dies at 76 on July - 09.
1749 On July - 09 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 On this day in history battle at Duquesne (Pittsburgh): French troops beat British