Historical Events In May - 05
Sunday, 07 August 2022
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 On this day in history gerberga of Saxony, Queen of Western Francia
1028 Alfonso V, King of Leon/Galicia (999-1028), dies in battle on this day in history.
1194 Kazimierz II, the Justified, grand duke of Poland (1177-94), dies on May - 05.
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 Ruprecht, Roman catholic German king on this day in history.
1382 Battle of Beverhoutsveld - population beats drunken army on this day in history.
1382 On this day in history battle of Beverhoutsveld
1430 On May - 05 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 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 On May - 05 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 May - 05 english Short Parliament unites
1646 On this day in history king Charles I surrenders at Scotland
1657 On this day in history jacques Danican Philidor, composer
1665 On this day in history nicolaas Witsen visits patriarch Nikon in Moscow
1678 On this day in history anna M van Schurman, Dutch poet/spoke 10 languages, dies at about 70
1680 Giuseppe Porsile, composer on May - 05.
1702 Jacob Hintze, composer, dies at 79 on this day in history.
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 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 May - 05 jean-Frederic Edelmann, composer