Historical Events In July - 09
Wednesday, 23 September 2020
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 this day in history.
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 July - 09.
1386 On this day in history battle at Sempach: Swiss beat duke Leopold III of Austria
1401 On this day in history mongol monarch Timur Lenk destroys Baghdad
1441 Jan/Johannes van Eyck, Flemish painter (Lamb Gods), dies on this day in history.
1513 On July - 09 john van Hembyze, Flemish calvinist
1517 Gelderse crowd robber murders population of Asperen on this day in history.
1535 Emanuel van Meteren, Southern Neth, merchant/historian on July - 09.
1536 On July - 09 french navigator Jacques Cartier returns to Saint-Malo from Canada
1540 On this day in history england's King Henry VIII 6-mo marriage to Anne of Cleves annulled
1541 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 on this day in history.
1553 Battle at Sievershausen Solingen: van Saksen beats Alcibiades on July - 09.
1572 19 Catholic priests hanged in Gorcum on July - 09.
1578 On July - 09 ferdinand II, King of Bohemia/Hungary/German Emperor (1619-37)
1589 Johannes a Sancto Thoma, [Poinset], Portuguese theologist on July - 09.
1595 Johannes Kepler inscribes geometric solid construction of universe on this day in history.
1609 Emperor Rudolf II grants Bohemian protestants freedom of religion on July - 09.
1639 Entonius Walaeus, calvinist theologist, dies at 65 on July - 09.
1654 Ferdinand, son of RC emperor Ferdinand III, dies on this day in history.
1672 Prince Willem III inaugurated as viceroy of Holland/Zealand on this day in history.
1677 Angelus Silesius [Johann Scheffer], German medical/mystic poet, dies on July - 09.
1686 On this day in history germany, Sweden & Spain signs anti-French League of Augsburg
1696 Waclaw Potocki, Polish poet (Wojna Chocimska), dies on this day in history.
1716 On this day in history joseph Sauveur, French sound engineer, dies at 63
1737 On July - 09 de' Medici, last Medici-grand duke of Toscane, dies
1745 Bonnie Prince Charlies "Elisabeth" battles with HMS Lion on July - 09.
1746 On July - 09 philip V, French King of Spain (1700-24, 24-46), dies at 62
1747 On July - 09 giovanni Battista Bononcini, Italian opera-composer, dies at 76
1749 Edward Cornwallis c1713-1753 founds new settlement of Halifax founded as naval settlement to counter the French fort at Louisbourg on July - 09.
1755 On this day in history british Gen E Braddock mortally wounded during French & Indian War
1755 On this day in history battle at Duquesne (Pittsburgh): French troops beat British