Historical Events In May - 05
Wednesday, 11 December 2019
0311 On this day in history gaius VM Galerius, emperor of Rome, dies at about 50
0553 2nd Council of Constantinople (5th ecumenical council) opens on May - 05.
0984 Gerberga of Saxony, Queen of Western Francia on May - 05.
1028 On this day in history alfonso V, King of Leon/Galicia (999-1028), dies in battle
1194 On this day in history kazimierz II, the Justified, grand duke of Poland (1177-94), dies
1260 On this day in history kublai Khan becomes ruler of the Mongol Empire.
1309 On this day in history 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 May - 05.
1382 On this day in history battle of Beverhoutsveld
1430 On May - 05 jews are expelled from Speyer Germany
1494 Christopher Columbus first sights Jamaica on his 2nd voyage to the New World on this day in history.
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 Emmanuel-Philibert van Lalaing, baron of Montigny/marquis of Renty on May - 05.
1582 Charlotte de Bourbon, Princess of Orange, dies on this day in history.
1604 Claudio Merulo, Italian organist/composer, dies at 71 on May - 05.
1613 Johann Steuerlein, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.
1635 Philippe Quinault, French playwright (L'amant indiscret) on May - 05.
1640 On May - 05 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 May - 05 giuseppe Porsile, composer
1702 On this day in history jacob Hintze, composer, dies at 79
1705 On May - 05 leopold I von Hapsburg, Emperor of Holy Roman Empire, dies at 64
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 May - 05.
1749 Pope Benedict XIV proclaims 1750 a Year" [?] on this day in history.
1749 Jean-Frederic Edelmann, composer on this day in history.