Historical Events In July - 21
Wednesday, 23 October 2019
0230 St Pontianus begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0285 Diocletian appoints Maximian as Caesar, co-ruler on this day in history.
0365 On July - 21 alexandria hit by Earthquake; about 50,000 die
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 July - 21.
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 Peterus Lombardus, Italian theologist/bishop of Paris, dies on this day in history.
1320 On July - 21 count Louis of Nevers marries 8-year old daughter of Philips V
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 Pope Paul III begins inquisition against Protestants (Sactum Officium) on this day in history.
1544 On this day in history renĂ© 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 July - 21.
1568 On July - 21 battle at Jemmingen: Alva's troops beat Dutch rebellion
1579 On this day in history mechelen surrenders to duke of Parma
1588 On this day in history english fleet defeats Spanish armada
1595 Alvara Mendana discovers Marquesas Island on this day in history.
1620 Jean Picard, French astronomer on July - 21.
1664 Matthew Prior, English poet on this day in history.
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 On this day in history anthony Collins, English philosopher (A discourse on free-thinking)
1683 On this day in history lord William Russell, English plotter against Charles II, beheaded
1693 On July - 21 thomas Pelham-Holles 1st duke of Newcastle, Engl minister of finance
1706 On July - 21 pierre Lyonet, zoologist/cryptologist (Anatomy of Wilgehoutrups)
1717 On July - 21 niccolo Amenta, Italian poet (La Gostanza), dies
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 Pieter Steyn becomes pension advisor of Holland on this day in history.
1758 On July - 21 elizabeth Hamilton, author (Cats: A Celebration)
1762 Willem GF Bentinck, Dutch earl/politician/organist on this day in history.