Historical Events In July - 21
Monday, 06 February 2023
0230 On July - 21 st Pontianus begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0285 Diocletian appoints Maximian as Caesar, co-ruler on this day in history.
0365 Alexandria hit by Earthquake; about 50,000 die on this day in history.
0866 John appointed bishop of the kingdom on this day in history.
0905 The Holy Roman Emperor Louis III is surprised after having subdued the Lombards He is blinded and sent back to Arles on this day in history.
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 Peterus Lombardus, Italian theologist/bishop of Paris, dies on July - 21.
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 July - 21.
1515 St Philippus Nerius, [Philippo Neri], Italian merchant/priest on July - 21.
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 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 July - 21 battle at Jemmingen: Alva's troops beat Dutch rebellion
1579 Mechelen surrenders to duke of Parma on this day in history.
1588 On July - 21 english fleet defeats Spanish armada
1595 On July - 21 alvara Mendana discovers Marquesas Island
1620 On this day in history jean Picard, French astronomer
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 On July - 21 anthony Collins, English philosopher (A discourse on free-thinking)
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 this day in history.
1717 On July - 21 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 On this day in history louis-Henry Paisible, composer
1749 On July - 21 pieter Steyn becomes pension advisor of Holland
1758 Elizabeth Hamilton, author (Cats: A Celebration) on July - 21.
1762 Willem GF Bentinck, Dutch earl/politician/organist on July - 21.