Historical Events In July - 21
Saturday, 15 December 2018
0230 St Pontianus begins his reign as Catholic Pope on July - 21.
0285 Diocletian appoints Maximian as Caesar, co-ruler on July - 21.
0365 On this day in history alexandria hit by Earthquake; about 50,000 die
0866 John appointed bishop of the kingdom on this day in history.
0905 On July - 21 the Holy Roman Emperor Louis III is surprised after having subdued the Lombards He is blinded and sent back to Arles
0905 On July - 21 holy Roman Catholic emperor Louis III captured
0976 On July - 21 emperor Otto II gives earl Leopold I, East Bavaria
1160 On July - 21 peterus Lombardus, Italian theologist/bishop of Paris, dies
1320 On July - 21 count Louis of Nevers marries 8-year old daughter of Philips V
1425 Manuel Paleologus, Byzantine Emperor (1391-1425)/writer, dies on this day in history.
1515 On this day in history st Philippus Nerius, [Philippo Neri], Italian merchant/priest
1540 John I Zapolyai, prince of Transsylvania/king of Hungary, dies on July - 21.
1542 On this day in history 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 On this day in history the first landing of French troops onto the coast of the Isle of Wight during the French invasion of the Isle of Wight occurs.
1568 On July - 21 battle at Jemmingen: Alva's troops beat Dutch rebellion
1579 Mechelen surrenders to duke of Parma on July - 21.
1588 On this day in history english fleet defeats Spanish armada
1595 On this day in history alvara Mendana discovers Marquesas Island
1620 Jean Picard, French astronomer on July - 21.
1664 On July - 21 matthew Prior, English poet
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 July - 21.
1706 Pierre Lyonet, zoologist/cryptologist (Anatomy of Wilgehoutrups) on July - 21.
1717 Niccolo Amenta, Italian poet (La Gostanza), dies on July - 21.
1718 On July - 21 the Treaty of Passarowitz between the Ottoman Empire, Austria and the Republic of Venice is signed.
1730 On July - 21 states of Holland put death penalty on "sodomy"
1748 Louis-Henry Paisible, composer on July - 21.
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