Historical Events In July - 09
Wednesday, 27 October 2021
0455 On this day in history roman military commander Avitus is proclaimed emperor of the Western Roman Empire.
0711 On this day in history berbers under Tarik-ibn Ziyad occupies North Spain
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 On July - 09 battle at Sempach: Swiss beat duke Leopold III of Austria
1401 On July - 09 mongol monarch Timur Lenk destroys Baghdad
1441 Jan/Johannes van Eyck, Flemish painter (Lamb Gods), dies on July - 09.
1513 John van Hembyze, Flemish calvinist on July - 09.
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 French navigator Jacques Cartier returns to Saint-Malo from Canada on this day in history.
1540 England's King Henry VIII 6-mo marriage to Anne of Cleves annulled on this day in history.
1541 Estev√£o da Gama departs Massawa, leaving behind 400 matchlock men and 150 slaves under his brother Christov√£o 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 July - 09 johannes a Sancto Thoma, [Poinset], Portuguese theologist
1595 On July - 09 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 On July - 09 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 Germany, Sweden & Spain signs anti-French League of Augsburg on this day in history.
1696 Waclaw Potocki, Polish poet (Wojna Chocimska), dies on July - 09.
1716 On July - 09 joseph Sauveur, French sound engineer, dies at 63
1737 On this day in history de' Medici, last Medici-grand duke of Toscane, dies
1745 On July - 09 bonnie Prince Charlies "Elisabeth" battles with HMS Lion
1746 Philip V, French King of Spain (1700-24, 24-46), dies at 62 on July - 09.
1747 On this day in history giovanni Battista Bononcini, Italian opera-composer, dies at 76
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 On this day in history british Gen E Braddock mortally wounded during French & Indian War
1755 On July - 09 battle at Duquesne (Pittsburgh): French troops beat British