Historical Events In July - 10
Friday, 18 June 2021
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 July - 10.
0649 On July - 10 li Shimin, Emperor of China (b.599)
0983 On July - 10 benedict VI, Italian Pope (974-83), dies
0988 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1103 Erik I Ejegod, the good hearted, King of Denmark (1095-1103), dies on July - 10.
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 this day in history.
1480 On this day in history rené, last heir of house of Anjou, dies
1509 On this day in history the birth of John Calvin, French religious reformer
1509 John Calvin, Protestant religious reformer/theologian on July - 10.
1517 Odet de Coligny, Cardinal of Châtillon/bishop on this day in history.
1520 On this day in history king Charles V & King Henry VIII signs treaty of Calais
1526 On July - 10 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 Henry II, King of France (1547-59), dies on this day in history.
1568 Battle on Eems: Dutch Water garrison beats Spanish on this day in history.
1573 Willem van Bronkhorst, Brattenburg/Stein/army leader, dies on July - 10.
1584 On this day in history spanish army leader Richebourg conquerors Liefkenshoek, Belgium
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 this day in history.
1598 On July - 10 spanish theater plays "Moros y Los Cristianos" in Rio Grande
1609 Catholic German monarchy forms Catholic League on July - 10.
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 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