Historical Events In July - 09
Thursday, 21 March 2019
0455 Roman military commander Avitus is proclaimed emperor of the Western Roman Empire on this day in history.
0711 On July - 09 berbers under Tarik-ibn Ziyad occupies North Spain
1228 Stephen Langton, Archbishop of Canterbury on this day in history.
1357 Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor assists laying the foundation stone of Charles Bridge in Prague on July - 09.
1371 On July - 09 pope Gregory XI names Arnold II of Horne as bishop of Utrecht
1386 Battle at Sempach: Swiss beat duke Leopold III of Austria on this day in history.
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 John van Hembyze, Flemish calvinist on this day in history.
1517 On this day in history gelderse crowd robber murders population of Asperen
1535 Emanuel van Meteren, Southern Neth, merchant/historian on this day in history.
1536 French navigator Jacques Cartier returns to Saint-Malo from Canada on this day in history.
1540 England's King Henry VIII 6-mo marriage to Anne of Cleves annulled on July - 09.
1541 On this day in history 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 July - 09 19 Catholic priests hanged in Gorcum
1578 On July - 09 ferdinand II, King of Bohemia/Hungary/German Emperor (1619-37)
1589 Johannes a Sancto Thoma, [Poinset], Portuguese theologist on this day in history.
1595 On this day in history johannes Kepler inscribes geometric solid construction of universe
1609 On this day in history emperor Rudolf II grants Bohemian protestants freedom of religion
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 On this day in history prince Willem III inaugurated as viceroy of Holland/Zealand
1677 Angelus Silesius [Johann Scheffer], German medical/mystic poet, dies on this day in history.
1686 On July - 09 germany, Sweden & Spain signs anti-French League of Augsburg
1696 On this day in history waclaw Potocki, Polish poet (Wojna Chocimska), dies
1716 On this day in history 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 July - 09 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 On July - 09 british Gen E Braddock mortally wounded during French & Indian War
1755 Battle at Duquesne (Pittsburgh): French troops beat British on July - 09.