Historical Events In May - 04
Sunday, 09 August 2020
1006 On May - 04 abd-Allah Ansari, Persian mystic/poet (Monadjat)
1256 The Augustinian monastic order is constituted at the Lecceto Monastery when Pope Alexander IV issues a papal bull Licet ecclesiae catholicae on this day in history.
1303 Flemings conquers Middelburg on this day in history.
1415 On this day in history religious reformers John Wycliffe and Jan Hus are condemned as heretics at the Council of Constance.
1471 On May - 04 battle of Tewkesbury - King Edward IV vs Ex-queen Margaretha
1471 On this day in history battle of Tewkesbury
1493 Spanish Pope Alexander VI divides non-Christian world between Spain &Portugal on this day in history.
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 On this day in history venice &Turkey sign Treaty of Constantinople
1540 Venice & Turkey sign Treaty of Constantinople on this day in history.
1572 On May - 04 veere sides with Geuzen
1594 Paul Buys, Grand Pensionary of Holland, dies at 62 on this day in history.
1604 On this day in history claudio Merulo, composer, dies at 71
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 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 Willem van Outhoorn, Dutch governor-general (Dutch East Indies) on this day in history.
1652 On May - 04 battle at Etampes French army under Turenne beats Fronde rebels
1652 Battle at Etampes: French army under Turenne beats Fronde rebels on May - 04.
1655 Bartolomeo di Francesco Cristofori, Italy, piano builder on May - 04.
1686 Municipality of Ilagan is founded in the Philippines on this day in history.
1715 On May - 04 french manufacturer debuts first folding umbrella (Paris France)
1715 French manufacturer debuts 1st folding umbrella (Paris) on May - 04.
1728 On this day in history georg F Händels opera "Tolomeo, re di Egitto" premieres in London
1728 Georg F Handel's opera "Tolomeo, re di Egitto," premieres in London on this day in history.
1734 On May - 04 james Thornhill, English painter
1738 On this day in history josef Kohaut, composer
1744 On this day in history marianne von Martinez, composer
1747 On May - 04 willem IV appointed viceroy of Overijssel