Historical Events In July - 10
Friday, 19 July 2019
0138 On July - 10 publius A Hadrianus, Roman emperor (117-138), dies
0518 Anastasius I Dikoros, [Dyrrhachium/Durazzo], Byzantine emperor, dies on this day in history.
0552 On July - 10 origin of Armenian calendar
0649 Li Shimin, Emperor of China (b.599) on July - 10.
0983 Benedict VI, Italian Pope (974-83), dies on this day in history.
0988 On July - 10 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 July - 10 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 The most severe of several early fires of London burns most of the city to the ground on this day in history.
1460 Wars of Roses: Richard of York defeats King Henry VI at Northampton on this day in history.
1480 On this day in history rené, last heir of house of Anjou, dies
1509 The birth of John Calvin, French religious reformer on this day in history.
1509 John Calvin, Protestant religious reformer/theologian on this day in history.
1517 Odet de Coligny, Cardinal of Châtillon/bishop on July - 10.
1520 King Charles V & King Henry VIII signs treaty of Calais on this day in history.
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 On this day in history henry II, King of France (1547-59), dies
1568 Battle on Eems: Dutch Water garrison beats Spanish on this day in history.
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 Willem I "the Silent", [Willem of Orange], earl of Nassau, dies at 51 on July - 10.
1594 Paulo Bellasio, composer, dies at 40 on July - 10.
1598 On July - 10 spanish theater plays "Moros y Los Cristianos" in Rio Grande
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 July - 10.
1629 On this day in history 1st non-Separatist Congregational Church in US founded (Salem, MA)
1638 On this day in history david Teniers III, Flemish painter (carpet cartons)
1645 On this day in history battle at Langport Somerset: Cromwell's New Model-army beats Royalists
1652 England declares war on Netherlands on this day in history.
1668 On July - 10 adam-Nicolas Gascon, composer, dies at 45