Historical Events In May - 04
Monday, 15 October 2018
1006 On this day in history abd-Allah Ansari, Persian mystic/poet (Monadjat)
1256 On May - 04 the Augustinian monastic order is constituted at the Lecceto Monastery when Pope Alexander IV issues a papal bull Licet ecclesiae catholicae.
1303 On May - 04 flemings conquers Middelburg
1415 On this day in history religious reformers John Wycliffe and Jan Hus are condemned as heretics at the Council of Constance.
1471 Battle of Tewkesbury - King Edward IV vs Ex-queen Margaretha on May - 04.
1471 Battle of Tewkesbury on May - 04.
1493 Spanish Pope Alexander VI divides non-Christian world between Spain &Portugal on May - 04.
1493 On this day in history spanish Pope Alexander VI divides America between Spain & Portugal
1494 On May - 04 christopher Columbus lands in Jamaica
1540 Venice &Turkey sign Treaty of Constantinople on May - 04.
1540 On this day in history venice & Turkey sign Treaty of Constantinople
1572 On this day in history veere sides with Geuzen
1594 On May - 04 paul Buys, Grand Pensionary of Holland, dies at 62
1604 Claudio Merulo, composer, dies at 71 on May - 04.
1605 On May - 04 ulisse Aldrovandi, Italian biologist/medical, dies at 82
1611 Carlo Rainaldi, composer on this day in history.
1626 On May - 04 dutch exlorer Peter Minuit lands on what is now Manhattan Island
1626 Indians sell Manhattan Island for $24 in cloth &buttons on May - 04.
1626 On May - 04 peter Minuit becomes director-general of New Netherlands
1631 On May - 04 mary I Henriette Stuart, daughter of Charles I/queen of England
1634 Johan van Walbeecks fleet departs to West-Indies on May - 04.
1635 On this day in history willem van Outhoorn, Dutch governor-general (Dutch East Indies)
1652 Battle at Etampes French army under Turenne beats Fronde rebels on this day in history.
1652 Battle at Etampes: French army under Turenne beats Fronde rebels on May - 04.
1655 Bartolomeo di Francesco Cristofori, Italy, piano builder on this day in history.
1686 On this day in history municipality of Ilagan is founded in the Philippines.
1715 French manufacturer debuts first folding umbrella (Paris France) on this day in history.
1715 On May - 04 french manufacturer debuts 1st folding umbrella (Paris)
1728 On this day in history georg F Händels opera "Tolomeo, re di Egitto" premieres in London
1728 On May - 04 georg F Handel's opera "Tolomeo, re di Egitto," premieres in London
1734 James Thornhill, English painter on May - 04.
1738 Josef Kohaut, composer on May - 04.
1744 On May - 04 marianne von Martinez, composer
1747 On this day in history willem IV appointed viceroy of Overijssel