Historical Events In May - 05
Tuesday, 26 January 2021
0311 On May - 05 gaius VM Galerius, emperor of Rome, dies at about 50
0553 On this day in history 2nd Council of Constantinople (5th ecumenical council) opens
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 this day in history 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 this day in history.
1352 Ruprecht, Roman catholic German king on May - 05.
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 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 May - 05.
1512 The birth of Geradus Mercator, German map maker on this day in history.
1525 On this day in history frederik III, the Wise, ruler of Saxon (1486-1525), dies at 62
1557 Emmanuel-Philibert van Lalaing, baron of Montigny/marquis of Renty on May - 05.
1582 On May - 05 charlotte de Bourbon, Princess of Orange, dies
1604 Claudio Merulo, Italian organist/composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.
1613 Johann Steuerlein, composer, dies at 66 on May - 05.
1635 Philippe Quinault, French playwright (L'amant indiscret) on this day in history.
1640 On May - 05 english Short Parliament unites
1646 King Charles I surrenders at Scotland on May - 05.
1657 On this day in history jacques Danican Philidor, composer
1665 On May - 05 nicolaas Witsen visits patriarch Nikon in Moscow
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 On this day in history jacob Hintze, composer, dies at 79
1705 Leopold I von Hapsburg, Emperor of Holy Roman Empire, dies at 64 on May - 05.
1715 On May - 05 daniel Dal Barba, composer
1726 Marie de Camargo (16) premieres at Opéra of Paris France on May - 05.
1726 On May - 05 marie de Camargo (16) premieres at Opera of Paris
1749 On this day in history pope Benedict XIV proclaims 1750 a Year" [?]
1749 Jean-Frederic Edelmann, composer on this day in history.