Historical Events In July - 21
Friday, 17 August 2018
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 On this day in history alexandria hit by Earthquake; about 50,000 die
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 July - 21.
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 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 On July - 21 manuel Paleologus, Byzantine Emperor (1391-1425)/writer, dies
1515 St Philippus Nerius, [Philippo Neri], Italian merchant/priest on this day in history.
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 René of Chalon [Renatus of Nassau], prince of Orange, slain in battle on July - 21.
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 this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1620 On July - 21 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 this day in history.
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 Lord William Russell, English plotter against Charles II, beheaded on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1717 Niccolo Amenta, Italian poet (La Gostanza), dies on July - 21.
1718 On July - 21 the Treaty of Passarowitz between the Ottoman Empire, Austria and the Republic of Venice is signed.
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 this day in history.
1758 On July - 21 elizabeth Hamilton, author (Cats: A Celebration)
1762 On July - 21 willem GF Bentinck, Dutch earl/politician/organist