Historical Events In July - 10
Monday, 20 January 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 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 The city of Dublin is founded on the banks of the river Liffey on July - 10.
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 Lady Godiva rides naked on horseback to force her husband, the Earl of Mercia, to lower taxes on July - 10.
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 The most severe of several early fires of London burns most of the city to the ground on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1509 On July - 10 the birth of John Calvin, French religious reformer
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 King Charles V & King Henry VIII signs treaty of Calais on July - 10.
1526 On July - 10 philip III van Croij, duke of Aarschot/earl of Porcien
1535 Jacob Van Campen, Reconstruction bishop, beheaded on this day in history.
1553 On this day in history lady Jane Grey becomes queen of England
1559 Henry II, King of France (1547-59), dies on this day in history.
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 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 On July - 10 paulo Bellasio, composer, dies at 40
1598 Spanish theater plays "Moros y Los Cristianos" in Rio Grande on July - 10.
1609 On July - 10 catholic German monarchy forms Catholic League
1627 On July - 10 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 this day in history.
1645 On July - 10 battle at Langport Somerset: Cromwell's New Model-army beats Royalists
1652 On July - 10 england declares war on Netherlands
1668 Adam-Nicolas Gascon, composer, dies at 45 on July - 10.