Historical Events In July - 09
Monday, 20 January 2020
0455 On this day in history roman military commander Avitus is proclaimed emperor of the Western Roman Empire.
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 this day in history.
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 Mongol monarch Timur Lenk destroys Baghdad on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1535 On this day in history emanuel van Meteren, Southern Neth, merchant/historian
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 July - 09.
1541 On this day in history 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.
1553 Battle at Sievershausen Solingen: van Saksen beats Alcibiades on July - 09.
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 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 July - 09 entonius Walaeus, calvinist theologist, dies at 65
1654 On July - 09 ferdinand, son of RC emperor Ferdinand III, dies
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 this day in history.
1686 Germany, Sweden & Spain signs anti-French League of Augsburg on this day in history.
1696 On July - 09 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 this day in history.
1745 Bonnie Prince Charlies "Elisabeth" battles with HMS Lion on this day in history.
1746 On this day in history philip V, French King of Spain (1700-24, 24-46), dies at 62
1747 Giovanni Battista Bononcini, Italian opera-composer, dies at 76 on this day in history.
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 On July - 09 british Gen E Braddock mortally wounded during French & Indian War
1755 On July - 09 battle at Duquesne (Pittsburgh): French troops beat British