Historical Events In May - 05
Friday, 22 October 2021
0311 Gaius VM Galerius, emperor of Rome, dies at about 50 on May - 05.
0553 On this day in history 2nd Council of Constantinople (5th ecumenical council) opens
0984 On May - 05 gerberga of Saxony, Queen of Western Francia
1028 Alfonso V, King of Leon/Galicia (999-1028), dies in battle on May - 05.
1194 Kazimierz II, the Justified, grand duke of Poland (1177-94), dies on this day in history.
1260 On this day in history kublai Khan becomes ruler of the Mongol Empire.
1309 On May - 05 charles II, the Lame, King of Naples (1285-1309), dies
1352 On May - 05 ruprecht, Roman catholic German king
1382 Battle of Beverhoutsveld - population beats drunken army on May - 05.
1382 Battle of Beverhoutsveld on May - 05.
1430 Jews are expelled from Speyer Germany on May - 05.
1494 Christopher Columbus first sights Jamaica on his 2nd voyage to the New World on this day in history.
1494 On 2nd voyage to New World, Christopher Columbus sights Jamaica on May - 05.
1504 On May - 05 anton of Burgundy, the Great Bastard, knight, dies at about 82
1512 The birth of Geradus Mercator, German map maker on this day in history.
1525 On May - 05 frederik III, the Wise, ruler of Saxon (1486-1525), dies at 62
1557 Emmanuel-Philibert van Lalaing, baron of Montigny/marquis of Renty on this day in history.
1582 Charlotte de Bourbon, Princess of Orange, dies on May - 05.
1604 On this day in history claudio Merulo, Italian organist/composer, dies at 71
1613 On this day in history johann Steuerlein, composer, dies at 66
1635 Philippe Quinault, French playwright (L'amant indiscret) on this day in history.
1640 English Short Parliament unites on May - 05.
1646 King Charles I surrenders at Scotland on May - 05.
1657 Jacques Danican Philidor, composer on May - 05.
1665 Nicolaas Witsen visits patriarch Nikon in Moscow on this day in history.
1678 On May - 05 anna M van Schurman, Dutch poet/spoke 10 languages, dies at about 70
1680 On May - 05 giuseppe Porsile, composer
1702 Jacob Hintze, composer, dies at 79 on May - 05.
1705 On May - 05 leopold I von Hapsburg, Emperor of Holy Roman Empire, dies at 64
1715 On May - 05 daniel Dal Barba, composer
1726 On May - 05 marie de Camargo (16) premieres at Opéra of Paris France
1726 Marie de Camargo (16) premieres at Opera of Paris on this day in history.
1749 Pope Benedict XIV proclaims 1750 a Year" [?] on this day in history.
1749 Jean-Frederic Edelmann, composer on May - 05.