Historical Events In July - 21
Sunday, 08 December 2019
0230 On July - 21 st Pontianus begins his reign as Catholic Pope
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 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 this day in history holy Roman Catholic emperor Louis III captured
0976 Emperor Otto II gives earl Leopold I, East Bavaria on this day in history.
1160 Peterus Lombardus, Italian theologist/bishop of Paris, dies on July - 21.
1320 Count Louis of Nevers marries 8-year old daughter of Philips V on this day in history.
1425 On July - 21 manuel Paleologus, Byzantine Emperor (1391-1425)/writer, dies
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 July - 21 pope Paul III begins inquisition against Protestants (Sactum Officium)
1544 On this day in history renĂ© 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 Battle at Jemmingen: Alva's troops beat Dutch rebellion on this day in history.
1579 On this day in history mechelen surrenders to duke of Parma
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 this day in history.
1664 Matthew Prior, English poet on July - 21.
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 July - 21.
1669 On July - 21 john Lockes Constitution of English colony Carolina approved
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 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 On July - 21 niccolo Amenta, Italian poet (La Gostanza), dies
1718 On this day in history the Treaty of Passarowitz between the Ottoman Empire, Austria and the Republic of Venice is signed.
1730 On this day in history states of Holland put death penalty on "sodomy"
1748 On this day in history louis-Henry Paisible, composer
1749 Pieter Steyn becomes pension advisor of Holland on July - 21.
1758 Elizabeth Hamilton, author (Cats: A Celebration) on this day in history.
1762 On this day in history willem GF Bentinck, Dutch earl/politician/organist