Historical Events In July - 10
Saturday, 10 April 2021
0138 Publius A Hadrianus, Roman emperor (117-138), dies on this day in history.
0518 On this day in history anastasius I Dikoros, [Dyrrhachium/Durazzo], Byzantine emperor, dies
0552 On July - 10 origin of Armenian calendar
0649 On this day in history li Shimin, Emperor of China (b.599)
0983 On this day in history benedict VI, Italian Pope (974-83), dies
0988 On this day in history the city of Dublin is founded on the banks of the river Liffey.
1031 France's Capetian king Robert the Pious dies July 10 at age 61 after a short war in which he has been defeated by his younger sons on July - 10.
1040 On this day in history lady Godiva rides naked on horseback to force her husband, the Earl of Mercia, to lower taxes
1086 On July - 10 knut IV, the Saint, king of Denmark (1080-86), murdered
1103 Erik I Ejegod, the good hearted, King of Denmark (1095-1103), dies on July - 10.
1212 On July - 10 the most severe of several early fires of London burns most of the city to the ground.
1460 On July - 10 wars of Roses: Richard of York defeats King Henry VI at Northampton
1480 René, last heir of house of Anjou, dies on this day in history.
1509 The birth of John Calvin, French religious reformer on this day in history.
1509 John Calvin, Protestant religious reformer/theologian on July - 10.
1517 On July - 10 odet de Coligny, Cardinal of Châtillon/bishop
1520 King Charles V & King Henry VIII signs treaty of Calais on July - 10.
1526 Philip III van Croij, duke of Aarschot/earl of Porcien on this day in history.
1535 On this day in history jacob Van Campen, Reconstruction bishop, beheaded
1553 Lady Jane Grey becomes queen of England on this day in history.
1559 Henry II, King of France (1547-59), dies on July - 10.
1568 Battle on Eems: Dutch Water garrison beats Spanish on this day in history.
1573 On this day in history willem van Bronkhorst, Brattenburg/Stein/army leader, dies
1584 Spanish army leader Richebourg conquerors Liefkenshoek, Belgium on July - 10.
1584 Willem I "the Silent", [Willem of Orange], earl of Nassau, dies at 51 on this day in history.
1594 Paulo Bellasio, composer, dies at 40 on July - 10.
1598 Spanish theater plays "Moros y Los Cristianos" in Rio Grande on July - 10.
1609 On this day in history catholic German monarchy forms Catholic League
1627 On July - 10 english fleet under George Villiers reach La Rochelle [NS=June 20]
1629 1st non-Separatist Congregational Church in US founded (Salem, MA) on July - 10.
1638 David Teniers III, Flemish painter (carpet cartons) on July - 10.
1645 On July - 10 battle at Langport Somerset: Cromwell's New Model-army beats Royalists
1652 England declares war on Netherlands on this day in history.
1668 Adam-Nicolas Gascon, composer, dies at 45 on this day in history.