Historical Events In May - 04
Friday, 06 December 2019
1006 On this day in history abd-Allah Ansari, Persian mystic/poet (Monadjat)
1256 On this day in history the Augustinian monastic order is constituted at the Lecceto Monastery when Pope Alexander IV issues a papal bull Licet ecclesiae catholicae.
1303 Flemings conquers Middelburg on this day in history.
1415 Religious reformers John Wycliffe and Jan Hus are condemned as heretics at the Council of Constance on this day in history.
1471 Battle of Tewkesbury - King Edward IV vs Ex-queen Margaretha on this day in history.
1471 Battle of Tewkesbury on this day in history.
1493 Spanish Pope Alexander VI divides non-Christian world between Spain &Portugal on this day in history.
1493 On May - 04 spanish Pope Alexander VI divides America between Spain & Portugal
1494 Christopher Columbus lands in Jamaica on May - 04.
1540 On May - 04 venice &Turkey sign Treaty of Constantinople
1540 Venice & Turkey sign Treaty of Constantinople on May - 04.
1572 Veere sides with Geuzen on May - 04.
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 May - 04.
1611 On May - 04 carlo Rainaldi, composer
1626 On May - 04 dutch exlorer Peter Minuit lands on what is now Manhattan Island
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 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 May - 04 willem van Outhoorn, Dutch governor-general (Dutch East Indies)
1652 On May - 04 battle at Etampes French army under Turenne beats Fronde rebels
1652 On this day in history battle at Etampes: French army under Turenne beats Fronde rebels
1655 Bartolomeo di Francesco Cristofori, Italy, piano builder on May - 04.
1686 On May - 04 municipality of Ilagan is founded in the Philippines.
1715 On this day in history french manufacturer debuts first folding umbrella (Paris France)
1715 French manufacturer debuts 1st folding umbrella (Paris) on this day in history.
1728 Georg F Händels opera "Tolomeo, re di Egitto" premieres in London on May - 04.
1728 On this day in history georg F Handel's opera "Tolomeo, re di Egitto," premieres in London
1734 On May - 04 james Thornhill, English painter
1738 On this day in history josef Kohaut, composer
1744 On May - 04 marianne von Martinez, composer
1747 On May - 04 willem IV appointed viceroy of Overijssel