Historical Events In July - 21
Saturday, 20 April 2019
0230 St Pontianus begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0285 On July - 21 diocletian appoints Maximian as Caesar, co-ruler.
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 this day in history the Holy Roman Emperor Louis III is surprised after having subdued the Lombards He is blinded and sent back to Arles
0905 Holy Roman Catholic emperor Louis III captured on this day in history.
0976 On this day in history emperor Otto II gives earl Leopold I, East Bavaria
1160 On this day in history 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 Pope Paul III begins inquisition against Protestants (Sactum Officium) on July - 21.
1544 On July - 21 rené of Chalon [Renatus of Nassau], prince of Orange, slain in battle
1545 On July - 21 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 On July - 21 mechelen surrenders to duke of Parma
1588 On July - 21 english fleet defeats Spanish armada
1595 On July - 21 alvara Mendana discovers Marquesas Island
1620 Jean Picard, French astronomer on this day in history.
1664 On this day in history 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 Anthony Collins, English philosopher (A discourse on free-thinking) on this day in history.
1683 Lord William Russell, English plotter against Charles II, beheaded on this day in history.
1693 On July - 21 thomas Pelham-Holles 1st duke of Newcastle, Engl minister of finance
1706 On this day in history pierre Lyonet, zoologist/cryptologist (Anatomy of Wilgehoutrups)
1717 Niccolo Amenta, Italian poet (La Gostanza), dies on July - 21.
1718 The Treaty of Passarowitz between the Ottoman Empire, Austria and the Republic of Venice is signed on July - 21.
1730 States of Holland put death penalty on "sodomy" on July - 21.
1748 On this day in history louis-Henry Paisible, composer
1749 Pieter Steyn becomes pension advisor of Holland on July - 21.
1758 On July - 21 elizabeth Hamilton, author (Cats: A Celebration)
1762 Willem GF Bentinck, Dutch earl/politician/organist on this day in history.