Historical Events In July - 21
Monday, 19 April 2021
0230 On this day in history st Pontianus begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0285 On this day in history diocletian appoints Maximian as Caesar, co-ruler.
0365 Alexandria hit by Earthquake; about 50,000 die on July - 21.
0866 On this day in history john appointed bishop of the kingdom
0905 The Holy Roman Emperor Louis III is surprised after having subdued the Lombards He is blinded and sent back to Arles on this day in history.
0905 On July - 21 holy Roman Catholic emperor Louis III captured
0976 Emperor Otto II gives earl Leopold I, East Bavaria on this day in history.
1160 On this day in history peterus Lombardus, Italian theologist/bishop of Paris, dies
1320 Count Louis of Nevers marries 8-year old daughter of Philips V on this day in history.
1425 Manuel Paleologus, Byzantine Emperor (1391-1425)/writer, dies on July - 21.
1515 St Philippus Nerius, [Philippo Neri], Italian merchant/priest on this day in history.
1540 John I Zapolyai, prince of Transsylvania/king of Hungary, dies on July - 21.
1542 On July - 21 pope Paul III begins inquisition against Protestants (Sactum Officium)
1544 On this day in history rené of Chalon [Renatus of Nassau], prince of Orange, slain in battle
1545 The first landing of French troops onto the coast of the Isle of Wight during the French invasion of the Isle of Wight occurs on July - 21.
1568 Battle at Jemmingen: Alva's troops beat Dutch rebellion on this day in history.
1579 Mechelen surrenders to duke of Parma on this day in history.
1588 English fleet defeats Spanish armada on this day in history.
1595 On this day in history alvara Mendana discovers Marquesas Island
1620 On July - 21 jean Picard, French astronomer
1664 Matthew Prior, English poet on this day in history.
1667 The Treaties of Breda signed, ended the second Anglo-Dutch war after a Dutch fleet has broken the chain in England's Medway River, reached Chatham, and captured the flagship Royal Charles on this day in history.
1669 On July - 21 john Lockes Constitution of English colony Carolina approved
1676 On July - 21 anthony Collins, English philosopher (A discourse on free-thinking)
1683 Lord William Russell, English plotter against Charles II, beheaded on this day in history.
1693 Thomas Pelham-Holles 1st duke of Newcastle, Engl minister of finance on this day in history.
1706 On this day in history pierre Lyonet, zoologist/cryptologist (Anatomy of Wilgehoutrups)
1717 Niccolo Amenta, Italian poet (La Gostanza), dies on this day in history.
1718 On this day in history the Treaty of Passarowitz between the Ottoman Empire, Austria and the Republic of Venice is signed.
1730 States of Holland put death penalty on "sodomy" on this day in history.
1748 On this day in history louis-Henry Paisible, composer
1749 On this day in history pieter Steyn becomes pension advisor of Holland
1758 On this day in history elizabeth Hamilton, author (Cats: A Celebration)
1762 On July - 21 willem GF Bentinck, Dutch earl/politician/organist