Historical Events In July - 10
Wednesday, 23 September 2020
0138 Publius A Hadrianus, Roman emperor (117-138), dies on July - 10.
0518 On this day in history anastasius I Dikoros, [Dyrrhachium/Durazzo], Byzantine emperor, dies
0552 Origin of Armenian calendar on this day in history.
0649 Li Shimin, Emperor of China (b.599) on July - 10.
0983 On this day in history benedict VI, Italian Pope (974-83), dies
0988 On July - 10 the city of Dublin is founded on the banks of the river Liffey.
1031 On this day in history 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 Erik I Ejegod, the good hearted, King of Denmark (1095-1103), dies on this day in history.
1212 On July - 10 the most severe of several early fires of London burns most of the city to the ground.
1460 Wars of Roses: Richard of York defeats King Henry VI at Northampton on July - 10.
1480 René, last heir of house of Anjou, dies on this day in history.
1509 On this day in history the birth of John Calvin, French religious reformer
1509 John Calvin, Protestant religious reformer/theologian on this day in history.
1517 On July - 10 odet de Coligny, Cardinal of Châtillon/bishop
1520 On this day in history king Charles V & King Henry VIII signs treaty of Calais
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 Lady Jane Grey becomes queen of England on July - 10.
1559 Henry II, King of France (1547-59), dies on this day in history.
1568 On July - 10 battle on Eems: Dutch Water garrison beats Spanish
1573 On this day in history willem van Bronkhorst, Brattenburg/Stein/army leader, dies
1584 On July - 10 spanish army leader Richebourg conquerors Liefkenshoek, Belgium
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 July - 10.
1598 On this day in history spanish theater plays "Moros y Los Cristianos" in Rio Grande
1609 Catholic German monarchy forms Catholic League on July - 10.
1627 On this day in history english fleet under George Villiers reach La Rochelle [NS=June 20]
1629 On this day in history 1st non-Separatist Congregational Church in US founded (Salem, MA)
1638 David Teniers III, Flemish painter (carpet cartons) on July - 10.
1645 Battle at Langport Somerset: Cromwell's New Model-army beats Royalists on July - 10.
1652 On this day in history england declares war on Netherlands
1668 Adam-Nicolas Gascon, composer, dies at 45 on this day in history.