Historical Events In July - 21
Sunday, 18 August 2019
0230 On this day in history st Pontianus begins his reign as Catholic Pope
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 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 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 this day in history.
1320 Count Louis of Nevers marries 8-year old daughter of Philips V on July - 21.
1425 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
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 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 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 July - 21.
1620 Jean Picard, French astronomer on this day in history.
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 On this day in history 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 July - 21.
1706 Pierre Lyonet, zoologist/cryptologist (Anatomy of Wilgehoutrups) on this day in history.
1717 Niccolo Amenta, Italian poet (La Gostanza), dies on July - 21.
1718 The Treaty of Passarowitz between the Ottoman Empire, Austria and the Republic of Venice is signed on July - 21.
1730 On this day in history states of Holland put death penalty on "sodomy"
1748 On July - 21 louis-Henry Paisible, composer
1749 On this day in history pieter Steyn becomes pension advisor of Holland
1758 On July - 21 elizabeth Hamilton, author (Cats: A Celebration)
1762 Willem GF Bentinck, Dutch earl/politician/organist on July - 21.