Historical Events In July - 10
Saturday, 21 September 2019
0138 Publius A Hadrianus, Roman emperor (117-138), dies on July - 10.
0518 Anastasius I Dikoros, [Dyrrhachium/Durazzo], Byzantine emperor, dies on July - 10.
0552 Origin of Armenian calendar on July - 10.
0649 Li Shimin, Emperor of China (b.599) on this day in history.
0983 Benedict VI, Italian Pope (974-83), dies on July - 10.
0988 The city of Dublin is founded on the banks of the river Liffey on this day in history.
1031 On July - 10 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
1040 Lady Godiva rides naked on horseback to force her husband, the Earl of Mercia, to lower taxes on this day in history.
1086 Knut IV, the Saint, king of Denmark (1080-86), murdered on July - 10.
1103 On this day in history erik I Ejegod, the good hearted, King of Denmark (1095-1103), dies
1212 On this day in history the most severe of several early fires of London burns most of the city to the ground.
1460 On this day in history wars of Roses: Richard of York defeats King Henry VI at Northampton
1480 RenĂ©, last heir of house of Anjou, dies on July - 10.
1509 On this day in history the birth of John Calvin, French religious reformer
1509 On July - 10 john Calvin, Protestant religious reformer/theologian
1517 On this day in history odet de Coligny, Cardinal of ChĂ˘tillon/bishop
1520 King Charles V & King Henry VIII signs treaty of Calais on July - 10.
1526 On this day in history philip III van Croij, duke of Aarschot/earl of Porcien
1535 On this day in history jacob Van Campen, Reconstruction bishop, beheaded
1553 On this day in history lady Jane Grey becomes queen of England
1559 On July - 10 henry II, King of France (1547-59), dies
1568 Battle on Eems: Dutch Water garrison beats Spanish on July - 10.
1573 Willem van Bronkhorst, Brattenburg/Stein/army leader, dies on this day in history.
1584 Spanish army leader Richebourg conquerors Liefkenshoek, Belgium on July - 10.
1584 On this day in history willem I "the Silent", [Willem of Orange], earl of Nassau, dies at 51
1594 Paulo Bellasio, composer, dies at 40 on this day in history.
1598 Spanish theater plays "Moros y Los Cristianos" in Rio Grande on this day in history.
1609 Catholic German monarchy forms Catholic League on this day in history.
1627 English fleet under George Villiers reach La Rochelle [NS=June 20] on this day in history.
1629 1st non-Separatist Congregational Church in US founded (Salem, MA) on this day in history.
1638 On this day in history david Teniers III, Flemish painter (carpet cartons)
1645 On July - 10 battle at Langport Somerset: Cromwell's New Model-army beats Royalists
1652 England declares war on Netherlands on July - 10.
1668 Adam-Nicolas Gascon, composer, dies at 45 on July - 10.