Historical Events In July - 09
Sunday, 29 November 2020
0455 On July - 09 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 this day in history stephen Langton, Archbishop of Canterbury
1357 Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor assists laying the foundation stone of Charles Bridge in Prague on July - 09.
1371 Pope Gregory XI names Arnold II of Horne as bishop of Utrecht on this day in history.
1386 On July - 09 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 July - 09.
1513 On this day in history john van Hembyze, Flemish calvinist
1517 On this day in history gelderse crowd robber murders population of Asperen
1535 On this day in history emanuel van Meteren, Southern Neth, merchant/historian
1536 French navigator Jacques Cartier returns to Saint-Malo from Canada on July - 09.
1540 England's King Henry VIII 6-mo marriage to Anne of Cleves annulled on this day in history.
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 Battle at Sievershausen Solingen: van Saksen beats Alcibiades on July - 09.
1572 19 Catholic priests hanged in Gorcum on this day in history.
1578 Ferdinand II, King of Bohemia/Hungary/German Emperor (1619-37) on July - 09.
1589 On July - 09 johannes a Sancto Thoma, [Poinset], Portuguese theologist
1595 Johannes Kepler inscribes geometric solid construction of universe on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1672 Prince Willem III inaugurated as viceroy of Holland/Zealand on July - 09.
1677 Angelus Silesius [Johann Scheffer], German medical/mystic poet, dies on this day in history.
1686 On this day in history germany, Sweden & Spain signs anti-French League of Augsburg
1696 Waclaw Potocki, Polish poet (Wojna Chocimska), dies on July - 09.
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 On July - 09 bonnie Prince Charlies "Elisabeth" battles with HMS Lion
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 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