Historical Events In May - 05
Tuesday, 03 August 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 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 Kublai Khan becomes ruler of the Mongol Empire on this day in history.
1309 On May - 05 charles II, the Lame, King of Naples (1285-1309), dies
1352 On this day in history ruprecht, Roman catholic German king
1382 Battle of Beverhoutsveld - population beats drunken army on this day in history.
1382 On May - 05 battle of Beverhoutsveld
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 May - 05.
1494 On this day in history 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 Frederik III, the Wise, ruler of Saxon (1486-1525), dies at 62 on this day in history.
1557 On May - 05 emmanuel-Philibert van Lalaing, baron of Montigny/marquis of Renty
1582 On this day in history charlotte de Bourbon, Princess of Orange, dies
1604 On May - 05 claudio Merulo, Italian organist/composer, dies at 71
1613 Johann Steuerlein, composer, dies at 66 on May - 05.
1635 Philippe Quinault, French playwright (L'amant indiscret) on May - 05.
1640 On this day in history english Short Parliament unites
1646 On May - 05 king Charles I surrenders at Scotland
1657 Jacques Danican Philidor, composer on May - 05.
1665 On May - 05 nicolaas Witsen visits patriarch Nikon in Moscow
1678 Anna M van Schurman, Dutch poet/spoke 10 languages, dies at about 70 on May - 05.
1680 On this day in history 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 this day in history daniel Dal Barba, composer
1726 On this day in history marie de Camargo (16) premieres at Opéra of Paris France
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 May - 05.