Historical Events In July - 09
Sunday, 24 September 2023
0455 Roman military commander Avitus is proclaimed emperor of the Western Roman Empire on July - 09.
0711 On this day in history 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 On July - 09 battle at Sempach: Swiss beat duke Leopold III of Austria
1401 On July - 09 mongol monarch Timur Lenk destroys Baghdad
1441 On July - 09 jan/Johannes van Eyck, Flemish painter (Lamb Gods), dies
1513 John van Hembyze, Flemish calvinist on July - 09.
1517 Gelderse crowd robber murders population of Asperen on July - 09.
1535 Emanuel van Meteren, Southern Neth, merchant/historian on this day in history.
1536 On July - 09 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 this day in history.
1541 On July - 09 estevÃ£o da Gama departs Massawa, leaving behind 400 matchlock men and 150 slaves under his brother ChristovÃ£o da Gama, with orders to help the Emperor of Ethiopia defeat Ahmad ibn Ibrihim al-Ghazi who has invaded his Empire.
1553 Battle at Sievershausen Solingen: van Saksen beats Alcibiades on this day in history.
1572 On July - 09 19 Catholic priests hanged in Gorcum
1578 Ferdinand II, King of Bohemia/Hungary/German Emperor (1619-37) on July - 09.
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 this day in history.
1639 On July - 09 entonius Walaeus, calvinist theologist, dies at 65
1654 Ferdinand, son of RC emperor Ferdinand III, dies on July - 09.
1672 On July - 09 prince Willem III inaugurated as viceroy of Holland/Zealand
1677 On July - 09 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 Waclaw Potocki, Polish poet (Wojna Chocimska), dies on this day in history.
1716 Joseph Sauveur, French sound engineer, dies at 63 on this day in history.
1737 On this day in history de' Medici, last Medici-grand duke of Toscane, dies
1745 On July - 09 bonnie Prince Charlies "Elisabeth" battles with HMS Lion
1746 Philip V, French King of Spain (1700-24, 24-46), dies at 62 on July - 09.
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 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