Historical Events In May - 05
Monday, 19 April 2021
0311 Gaius VM Galerius, emperor of Rome, dies at about 50 on May - 05.
0553 2nd Council of Constantinople (5th ecumenical council) opens on May - 05.
0984 Gerberga of Saxony, Queen of Western Francia on May - 05.
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 Charles II, the Lame, King of Naples (1285-1309), dies on this day in history.
1352 On May - 05 ruprecht, Roman catholic German king
1382 On May - 05 battle of Beverhoutsveld - population beats drunken army
1382 Battle of Beverhoutsveld on May - 05.
1430 On this day in history jews are expelled from Speyer Germany
1494 On May - 05 christopher Columbus first sights Jamaica on his 2nd voyage to the New World
1494 On 2nd voyage to New World, Christopher Columbus sights Jamaica on May - 05.
1504 On this day in history anton of Burgundy, the Great Bastard, knight, dies at about 82
1512 On this day in history the birth of Geradus Mercator, German map maker
1525 On May - 05 frederik III, the Wise, ruler of Saxon (1486-1525), dies at 62
1557 On this day in history emmanuel-Philibert van Lalaing, baron of Montigny/marquis of Renty
1582 Charlotte de Bourbon, Princess of Orange, dies on this day in history.
1604 On this day in history claudio Merulo, Italian organist/composer, dies at 71
1613 On May - 05 johann Steuerlein, composer, dies at 66
1635 On May - 05 philippe Quinault, French playwright (L'amant indiscret)
1640 On this day in history english Short Parliament unites
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 May - 05.
1678 On May - 05 anna M van Schurman, Dutch poet/spoke 10 languages, dies at about 70
1680 On this day in history giuseppe Porsile, composer
1702 On May - 05 jacob Hintze, composer, dies at 79
1705 On this day in history leopold I von Hapsburg, Emperor of Holy Roman Empire, dies at 64
1715 Daniel Dal Barba, composer on this day in history.
1726 Marie de Camargo (16) premieres at Opéra of Paris France on this day in history.
1726 On this day in history marie de Camargo (16) premieres at Opera of Paris
1749 On this day in history pope Benedict XIV proclaims 1750 a Year" [?]
1749 On this day in history jean-Frederic Edelmann, composer