Historical Events In July - 09
Thursday, 18 July 2019
0455 Roman military commander Avitus is proclaimed emperor of the Western Roman Empire on July - 09.
0711 Berbers under Tarik-ibn Ziyad occupies North Spain on July - 09.
1228 Stephen Langton, Archbishop of Canterbury on July - 09.
1357 On this day in history charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor assists laying the foundation stone of Charles Bridge in Prague.
1371 Pope Gregory XI names Arnold II of Horne as bishop of Utrecht on this day in history.
1386 On this day in history battle at Sempach: Swiss beat duke Leopold III of Austria
1401 Mongol monarch Timur Lenk destroys Baghdad on July - 09.
1441 Jan/Johannes van Eyck, Flemish painter (Lamb Gods), dies on July - 09.
1513 John van Hembyze, Flemish calvinist on July - 09.
1517 On July - 09 gelderse crowd robber murders population of Asperen
1535 Emanuel van Meteren, Southern Neth, merchant/historian on July - 09.
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 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 on this day in history.
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 On July - 09 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 this day in history johannes Kepler inscribes geometric solid construction of universe
1609 Emperor Rudolf II grants Bohemian protestants freedom of religion on this day in history.
1639 Entonius Walaeus, calvinist theologist, dies at 65 on this day in history.
1654 On this day in history ferdinand, son of RC emperor Ferdinand III, dies
1672 Prince Willem III inaugurated as viceroy of Holland/Zealand on July - 09.
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 Joseph Sauveur, French sound engineer, dies at 63 on July - 09.
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 Philip V, French King of Spain (1700-24, 24-46), dies at 62 on this day in history.
1747 On this day in history 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 July - 09.
1755 British Gen E Braddock mortally wounded during French & Indian War on July - 09.
1755 On this day in history battle at Duquesne (Pittsburgh): French troops beat British