Historical Events In July - 09
Friday, 16 April 2021
0455 On July - 09 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 July - 09.
1371 On July - 09 pope Gregory XI names Arnold II of Horne as bishop of Utrecht
1386 Battle at Sempach: Swiss beat duke Leopold III of Austria on this day in history.
1401 Mongol monarch Timur Lenk destroys Baghdad on this day in history.
1441 On this day in history jan/Johannes van Eyck, Flemish painter (Lamb Gods), dies
1513 On this day in history john van Hembyze, Flemish calvinist
1517 Gelderse crowd robber murders population of Asperen on July - 09.
1535 On this day in history emanuel van Meteren, Southern Neth, merchant/historian
1536 On this day in history 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 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 19 Catholic priests hanged in Gorcum on this day in history.
1578 On this day in history ferdinand II, King of Bohemia/Hungary/German Emperor (1619-37)
1589 Johannes a Sancto Thoma, [Poinset], Portuguese theologist on July - 09.
1595 On July - 09 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 this day in history 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 On July - 09 angelus Silesius [Johann Scheffer], German medical/mystic poet, dies
1686 On this day in history germany, Sweden & Spain signs anti-French League of Augsburg
1696 Waclaw Potocki, Polish poet (Wojna Chocimska), dies on this day in history.
1716 On this day in history joseph Sauveur, French sound engineer, dies at 63
1737 On this day in history de' Medici, last Medici-grand duke of Toscane, dies
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 July - 09.
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 On July - 09 british Gen E Braddock mortally wounded during French & Indian War
1755 Battle at Duquesne (Pittsburgh): French troops beat British on July - 09.