Historical Events In July - 09
Thursday, 05 August 2021
0455 Roman military commander Avitus is proclaimed emperor of the Western Roman Empire on this day in history.
0711 Berbers under Tarik-ibn Ziyad occupies North Spain on July - 09.
1228 On July - 09 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 Battle at Sempach: Swiss beat duke Leopold III of Austria on July - 09.
1401 On July - 09 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 On July - 09 emanuel van Meteren, Southern Neth, merchant/historian
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 On July - 09 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 this day in history battle at Sievershausen Solingen: van Saksen beats Alcibiades
1572 On July - 09 19 Catholic priests hanged in Gorcum
1578 Ferdinand II, King of Bohemia/Hungary/German Emperor (1619-37) on this day in history.
1589 On this day in history johannes a Sancto Thoma, [Poinset], Portuguese theologist
1595 On this day in history johannes Kepler inscribes geometric solid construction of universe
1609 On July - 09 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 On July - 09 prince Willem III inaugurated as viceroy of Holland/Zealand
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 July - 09.
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 this day in history.
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 Edward Cornwallis c1713-1753 founds new settlement of Halifax founded as naval settlement to counter the French fort at Louisbourg on this day in history.
1755 On this day in history british Gen E Braddock mortally wounded during French & Indian War
1755 Battle at Duquesne (Pittsburgh): French troops beat British on this day in history.