Historical Events In July - 21
Tuesday, 19 January 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 Alexandria hit by Earthquake; about 50,000 die on July - 21.
0866 On this day in history john appointed bishop of the kingdom
0905 On July - 21 the Holy Roman Emperor Louis III is surprised after having subdued the Lombards He is blinded and sent back to Arles
0905 On July - 21 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 Count Louis of Nevers marries 8-year old daughter of Philips V on July - 21.
1425 Manuel Paleologus, Byzantine Emperor (1391-1425)/writer, dies on July - 21.
1515 On this day in history st Philippus Nerius, [Philippo Neri], Italian merchant/priest
1540 On July - 21 john I Zapolyai, prince of Transsylvania/king of Hungary, dies
1542 On July - 21 pope Paul III begins inquisition against Protestants (Sactum Officium)
1544 René of Chalon [Renatus of Nassau], prince of Orange, slain in battle on July - 21.
1545 On this day in history 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 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 Alvara Mendana discovers Marquesas Island on this day in history.
1620 Jean Picard, French astronomer on July - 21.
1664 Matthew Prior, English poet on July - 21.
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 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 this day in history.
1706 Pierre Lyonet, zoologist/cryptologist (Anatomy of Wilgehoutrups) on this day in history.
1717 On this day in history 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 States of Holland put death penalty on "sodomy" on July - 21.
1748 Louis-Henry Paisible, composer on this day in history.
1749 On July - 21 pieter Steyn becomes pension advisor of Holland
1758 Elizabeth Hamilton, author (Cats: A Celebration) on this day in history.
1762 On July - 21 willem GF Bentinck, Dutch earl/politician/organist