Historical Events In July - 21
Wednesday, 08 April 2020
0230 St Pontianus begins his reign as Catholic Pope on July - 21.
0285 Diocletian appoints Maximian as Caesar, co-ruler on July - 21.
0365 Alexandria hit by Earthquake; about 50,000 die on July - 21.
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 this day in history.
0905 On this day in history holy Roman Catholic emperor Louis III captured
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 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 July - 21.
1542 On July - 21 pope Paul III begins inquisition against Protestants (Sactum Officium)
1544 RenĂ© of Chalon [Renatus of Nassau], prince of Orange, slain in battle on July - 21.
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 July - 21.
1579 On July - 21 mechelen surrenders to duke of Parma
1588 English fleet defeats Spanish armada on July - 21.
1595 Alvara Mendana discovers Marquesas Island on July - 21.
1620 On this day in history jean Picard, French astronomer
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 John Lockes Constitution of English colony Carolina approved on July - 21.
1676 On this day in history anthony Collins, English philosopher (A discourse on free-thinking)
1683 Lord William Russell, English plotter against Charles II, beheaded on this day in history.
1693 Thomas Pelham-Holles 1st duke of Newcastle, Engl minister of finance on July - 21.
1706 On July - 21 pierre Lyonet, zoologist/cryptologist (Anatomy of Wilgehoutrups)
1717 On July - 21 niccolo Amenta, Italian poet (La Gostanza), dies
1718 The Treaty of Passarowitz between the Ottoman Empire, Austria and the Republic of Venice is signed on this day in history.
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 On July - 21 elizabeth Hamilton, author (Cats: A Celebration)
1762 Willem GF Bentinck, Dutch earl/politician/organist on July - 21.