Historical Events In July - 21
Wednesday, 30 September 2020
0230 St Pontianus begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0285 Diocletian appoints Maximian as Caesar, co-ruler on July - 21.
0365 Alexandria hit by Earthquake; about 50,000 die on July - 21.
0866 On July - 21 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 Holy Roman Catholic emperor Louis III captured on July - 21.
0976 Emperor Otto II gives earl Leopold I, East Bavaria on July - 21.
1160 On July - 21 peterus Lombardus, Italian theologist/bishop of Paris, dies
1320 Count Louis of Nevers marries 8-year old daughter of Philips V on July - 21.
1425 Manuel Paleologus, Byzantine Emperor (1391-1425)/writer, dies on this day in history.
1515 On July - 21 st Philippus Nerius, [Philippo Neri], Italian merchant/priest
1540 On July - 21 john I Zapolyai, prince of Transsylvania/king of Hungary, dies
1542 Pope Paul III begins inquisition against Protestants (Sactum Officium) on July - 21.
1544 RenĂ© of Chalon [Renatus of Nassau], prince of Orange, slain in battle on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1568 Battle at Jemmingen: Alva's troops beat Dutch rebellion on this day in history.
1579 Mechelen surrenders to duke of Parma on July - 21.
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 On July - 21 matthew Prior, English poet
1667 On this day in history 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.
1669 John Lockes Constitution of English colony Carolina approved on July - 21.
1676 Anthony Collins, English philosopher (A discourse on free-thinking) on July - 21.
1683 On July - 21 lord William Russell, English plotter against Charles II, beheaded
1693 On this day in history thomas Pelham-Holles 1st duke of Newcastle, Engl minister of finance
1706 Pierre Lyonet, zoologist/cryptologist (Anatomy of Wilgehoutrups) on this day in history.
1717 Niccolo Amenta, Italian poet (La Gostanza), dies on this day in history.
1718 The Treaty of Passarowitz between the Ottoman Empire, Austria and the Republic of Venice is signed on this day in history.
1730 On this day in history states of Holland put death penalty on "sodomy"
1748 Louis-Henry Paisible, composer on July - 21.
1749 Pieter Steyn becomes pension advisor of Holland on this day in history.
1758 On this day in history elizabeth Hamilton, author (Cats: A Celebration)
1762 On this day in history willem GF Bentinck, Dutch earl/politician/organist