Historical Events In July - 21
Monday, 18 February 2019
0230 On this day in history st Pontianus begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0285 Diocletian appoints Maximian as Caesar, co-ruler on this day in history.
0365 Alexandria hit by Earthquake; about 50,000 die on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
0976 On this day in history 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 this day in history 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 St Philippus Nerius, [Philippo Neri], Italian merchant/priest on this day in history.
1540 On this day in history john I Zapolyai, prince of Transsylvania/king of Hungary, dies
1542 Pope Paul III begins inquisition against Protestants (Sactum Officium) on this day in history.
1544 On this day in history 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 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 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 On this day in history matthew Prior, English poet
1667 On July - 21 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 this day in history.
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 Niccolo Amenta, Italian poet (La Gostanza), dies on this day in history.
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 this day in history elizabeth Hamilton, author (Cats: A Celebration)
1762 On July - 21 willem GF Bentinck, Dutch earl/politician/organist