Historical Events In July - 21
Friday, 09 June 2023
0230 St Pontianus begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0285 On July - 21 diocletian appoints Maximian as Caesar, co-ruler.
0365 Alexandria hit by Earthquake; about 50,000 die on this day in history.
0866 On July - 21 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 Holy Roman Catholic emperor Louis III captured on July - 21.
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 Count Louis of Nevers marries 8-year old daughter of Philips V on this day in history.
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 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 July - 21.
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 Battle at Jemmingen: Alva's troops beat Dutch rebellion on July - 21.
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 this day in history.
1664 On July - 21 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 July - 21.
1683 Lord William Russell, English plotter against Charles II, beheaded on July - 21.
1693 On this day in history thomas Pelham-Holles 1st duke of Newcastle, Engl minister of finance
1706 Pierre Lyonet, zoologist/cryptologist (Anatomy of Wilgehoutrups) on July - 21.
1717 On this day in history 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 States of Holland put death penalty on "sodomy" on this day in history.
1748 Louis-Henry Paisible, composer on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
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