Historical Events In July - 21
Wednesday, 04 August 2021
0230 On this day in history st Pontianus begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0285 Diocletian appoints Maximian as Caesar, co-ruler on July - 21.
0365 On July - 21 alexandria hit by Earthquake; about 50,000 die
0866 John appointed bishop of the kingdom on July - 21.
0905 The Holy Roman Emperor Louis III is surprised after having subdued the Lombards He is blinded and sent back to Arles on July - 21.
0905 Holy Roman Catholic emperor Louis III captured on July - 21.
0976 On July - 21 emperor Otto II gives earl Leopold I, East Bavaria
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 July - 21.
1425 On July - 21 manuel Paleologus, Byzantine Emperor (1391-1425)/writer, dies
1515 On July - 21 st Philippus Nerius, [Philippo Neri], Italian merchant/priest
1540 John I Zapolyai, prince of Transsylvania/king of Hungary, dies on this day in history.
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 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 On July - 21 english fleet defeats Spanish armada
1595 Alvara Mendana discovers Marquesas Island on July - 21.
1620 Jean Picard, French astronomer on July - 21.
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 July - 21.
1718 On July - 21 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 July - 21.
1748 Louis-Henry Paisible, composer on this day in history.
1749 Pieter Steyn becomes pension advisor of Holland on this day in history.
1758 On July - 21 elizabeth Hamilton, author (Cats: A Celebration)
1762 On this day in history willem GF Bentinck, Dutch earl/politician/organist