Historical Events In May - 04
Monday, 29 May 2023
1006 Abd-Allah Ansari, Persian mystic/poet (Monadjat) on May - 04.
1256 The Augustinian monastic order is constituted at the Lecceto Monastery when Pope Alexander IV issues a papal bull Licet ecclesiae catholicae on May - 04.
1303 On this day in history flemings conquers Middelburg
1415 Religious reformers John Wycliffe and Jan Hus are condemned as heretics at the Council of Constance on May - 04.
1471 Battle of Tewkesbury - King Edward IV vs Ex-queen Margaretha on this day in history.
1471 On May - 04 battle of Tewkesbury
1493 On May - 04 spanish Pope Alexander VI divides non-Christian world between Spain &Portugal
1493 Spanish Pope Alexander VI divides America between Spain & Portugal on this day in history.
1494 On May - 04 christopher Columbus lands in Jamaica
1540 On May - 04 venice &Turkey sign Treaty of Constantinople
1540 Venice & Turkey sign Treaty of Constantinople on May - 04.
1572 On May - 04 veere sides with Geuzen
1594 Paul Buys, Grand Pensionary of Holland, dies at 62 on May - 04.
1604 On May - 04 claudio Merulo, composer, dies at 71
1605 Ulisse Aldrovandi, Italian biologist/medical, dies at 82 on this day in history.
1611 Carlo Rainaldi, composer on this day in history.
1626 Dutch exlorer Peter Minuit lands on what is now Manhattan Island on this day in history.
1626 On May - 04 indians sell Manhattan Island for $24 in cloth &buttons
1626 Peter Minuit becomes director-general of New Netherlands on May - 04.
1631 Mary I Henriette Stuart, daughter of Charles I/queen of England on May - 04.
1634 On May - 04 johan van Walbeecks fleet departs to West-Indies
1635 On this day in history willem van Outhoorn, Dutch governor-general (Dutch East Indies)
1652 On this day in history battle at Etampes French army under Turenne beats Fronde rebels
1652 Battle at Etampes: French army under Turenne beats Fronde rebels on this day in history.
1655 On May - 04 bartolomeo di Francesco Cristofori, Italy, piano builder
1686 On this day in history municipality of Ilagan is founded in the Philippines.
1715 French manufacturer debuts first folding umbrella (Paris France) on May - 04.
1715 On May - 04 french manufacturer debuts 1st folding umbrella (Paris)
1728 Georg F Händels opera "Tolomeo, re di Egitto" premieres in London on May - 04.
1728 Georg F Handel's opera "Tolomeo, re di Egitto," premieres in London on this day in history.
1734 James Thornhill, English painter on May - 04.
1738 On this day in history josef Kohaut, composer
1744 Marianne von Martinez, composer on May - 04.
1747 On May - 04 willem IV appointed viceroy of Overijssel
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