Historical Events In July - 10
Friday, 10 April 2020
0138 Publius A Hadrianus, Roman emperor (117-138), dies on July - 10.
0518 On July - 10 anastasius I Dikoros, [Dyrrhachium/Durazzo], Byzantine emperor, dies
0552 Origin of Armenian calendar on July - 10.
0649 On July - 10 li Shimin, Emperor of China (b.599)
0983 On this day in history benedict VI, Italian Pope (974-83), dies
0988 The city of Dublin is founded on the banks of the river Liffey on July - 10.
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 On this day in history lady Godiva rides naked on horseback to force her husband, the Earl of Mercia, to lower taxes
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 July - 10 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 The birth of John Calvin, French religious reformer on July - 10.
1509 John Calvin, Protestant religious reformer/theologian on July - 10.
1517 Odet de Coligny, Cardinal of ChĂ˘tillon/bishop on this day in history.
1520 On this day in history king Charles V & King Henry VIII signs treaty of Calais
1526 Philip III van Croij, duke of Aarschot/earl of Porcien on July - 10.
1535 On this day in history jacob Van Campen, Reconstruction bishop, beheaded
1553 On July - 10 lady Jane Grey becomes queen of England
1559 On July - 10 henry II, King of France (1547-59), dies
1568 On this day in history battle on Eems: Dutch Water garrison beats Spanish
1573 Willem van Bronkhorst, Brattenburg/Stein/army leader, dies on July - 10.
1584 Spanish army leader Richebourg conquerors Liefkenshoek, Belgium on this day in history.
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 On July - 10 catholic German monarchy forms Catholic League
1627 English fleet under George Villiers reach La Rochelle [NS=June 20] on this day in history.
1629 On this day in history 1st non-Separatist Congregational Church in US founded (Salem, MA)
1638 On July - 10 david Teniers III, Flemish painter (carpet cartons)
1645 Battle at Langport Somerset: Cromwell's New Model-army beats Royalists on July - 10.
1652 England declares war on Netherlands on July - 10.
1668 On this day in history adam-Nicolas Gascon, composer, dies at 45