Historical Events In July - 09
Thursday, 02 July 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 July - 09.
1228 On this day in history 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 On July - 09 pope Gregory XI names Arnold II of Horne as bishop of Utrecht
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 John van Hembyze, Flemish calvinist on this day in history.
1517 Gelderse crowd robber murders population of Asperen on July - 09.
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 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 on July - 09.
1553 Battle at Sievershausen Solingen: van Saksen beats Alcibiades on July - 09.
1572 19 Catholic priests hanged in Gorcum on July - 09.
1578 On this day in history ferdinand II, King of Bohemia/Hungary/German Emperor (1619-37)
1589 On this day in history johannes a Sancto Thoma, [Poinset], Portuguese theologist
1595 On July - 09 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 On July - 09 ferdinand, son of RC emperor Ferdinand III, dies
1672 On this day in history prince Willem III inaugurated as viceroy of Holland/Zealand
1677 On this day in history angelus Silesius [Johann Scheffer], German medical/mystic poet, dies
1686 On July - 09 germany, Sweden & Spain signs anti-French League of Augsburg
1696 On July - 09 waclaw Potocki, Polish poet (Wojna Chocimska), dies
1716 On July - 09 joseph Sauveur, French sound engineer, dies at 63
1737 On July - 09 de' Medici, last Medici-grand duke of Toscane, dies
1745 On this day in history bonnie Prince Charlies "Elisabeth" battles with HMS Lion
1746 On July - 09 philip V, French King of Spain (1700-24, 24-46), dies at 62
1747 Giovanni Battista Bononcini, Italian opera-composer, dies at 76 on July - 09.
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 British Gen E Braddock mortally wounded during French & Indian War on this day in history.
1755 On this day in history battle at Duquesne (Pittsburgh): French troops beat British