Historical Events In July - 21
Tuesday, 16 October 2018
0230 St Pontianus begins his reign as Catholic Pope on July - 21.
0285 On July - 21 diocletian appoints Maximian as Caesar, co-ruler.
0365 Alexandria hit by Earthquake; about 50,000 die on July - 21.
0866 John appointed bishop of the kingdom on July - 21.
0905 On this day in history the Holy Roman Emperor Louis III is surprised after having subdued the Lombards He is blinded and sent back to Arles
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 On this day in history peterus Lombardus, Italian theologist/bishop of Paris, dies
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 On July - 21 john I Zapolyai, prince of Transsylvania/king of Hungary, dies
1542 On this day in history pope Paul III begins inquisition against Protestants (Sactum Officium)
1544 On July - 21 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 On this day in history 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 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 this day in history.
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 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 Pierre Lyonet, zoologist/cryptologist (Anatomy of Wilgehoutrups) on July - 21.
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 this day in history.
1730 States of Holland put death penalty on "sodomy" on this day in history.
1748 On July - 21 louis-Henry Paisible, composer
1749 On July - 21 pieter Steyn becomes pension advisor of Holland
1758 On this day in history elizabeth Hamilton, author (Cats: A Celebration)
1762 On July - 21 willem GF Bentinck, Dutch earl/politician/organist