Historical Events In May - 05
Friday, 24 January 2020
0311 On May - 05 gaius VM Galerius, emperor of Rome, dies at about 50
0553 2nd Council of Constantinople (5th ecumenical council) opens on this day in history.
0984 Gerberga of Saxony, Queen of Western Francia on this day in history.
1028 Alfonso V, King of Leon/Galicia (999-1028), dies in battle on this day in history.
1194 On May - 05 kazimierz II, the Justified, grand duke of Poland (1177-94), dies
1260 On May - 05 kublai Khan becomes ruler of the Mongol Empire.
1309 Charles II, the Lame, King of Naples (1285-1309), dies on May - 05.
1352 Ruprecht, Roman catholic German king on May - 05.
1382 On May - 05 battle of Beverhoutsveld - population beats drunken army
1382 On May - 05 battle of Beverhoutsveld
1430 On this day in history jews are expelled from Speyer Germany
1494 On this day in history christopher Columbus first sights Jamaica on his 2nd voyage to the New World
1494 On May - 05 on 2nd voyage to New World, Christopher Columbus sights Jamaica
1504 Anton of Burgundy, the Great Bastard, knight, dies at about 82 on this day in history.
1512 On this day in history the birth of Geradus Mercator, German map maker
1525 Frederik III, the Wise, ruler of Saxon (1486-1525), dies at 62 on May - 05.
1557 On this day in history emmanuel-Philibert van Lalaing, baron of Montigny/marquis of Renty
1582 On May - 05 charlotte de Bourbon, Princess of Orange, dies
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 this day in history philippe Quinault, French playwright (L'amant indiscret)
1640 On May - 05 english Short Parliament unites
1646 King Charles I surrenders at Scotland on this day in history.
1657 On this day in history jacques Danican Philidor, composer
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 Giuseppe Porsile, composer on this day in history.
1702 Jacob Hintze, composer, dies at 79 on this day in history.
1705 Leopold I von Hapsburg, Emperor of Holy Roman Empire, dies at 64 on this day in history.
1715 Daniel Dal Barba, composer on May - 05.
1726 Marie de Camargo (16) premieres at Opéra of Paris France on May - 05.
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 On May - 05 jean-Frederic Edelmann, composer