Historical Events In May - 06
Wednesday, 20 October 2021
0523 Thrasamunde, king of Vandalen on May - 06.
0973 On May - 06 henry II, Roman Catholic German king/emperor (1002/14-24)
0988 On May - 06 dirk II, West Frisian count of Holland
1085 King Alfonso VI, of Leon conquered Toledo, dies on May - 06.
1124 On this day in history balak, Emir of Aleppo, murdered
1312 Pope Clement V closes Council of Vienna on May - 06.
1475 On this day in history dieric Bouts, Dutch painter, dies at about 64
1476 On May - 06 emperor Frederik III of Habsburg & duke Charles the Stout arrange marriage of their children
1501 Marcellus II, [Marcello Cervini], Italy, humanist/Pope (1555, 22 days) on this day in history.
1502 James Tyrrell, alleged murderer of the Princes in the Tower (executed) on May - 06.
1527 On this day in history spanish & German Imperial troops sack Rome; ending the Renaissance
1527 On May - 06 spanish & German Imperial troops sack Rome; ending Renaissance
1527 On this day in history karel van Bourbon, military governor (Lombardije), dies at 37
1529 Battle at Gogra Mogol emperor Babur beats Afghans & Bengals on May - 06.
1529 On this day in history battle at Gogra: Mogol emperor Babur beats Afghans & Bengals
1536 On May - 06 king Henry VIII, orders bible be placed in every church
1540 On this day in history jean Luis Vives, Spanish theory/humanist/reformer, dies at 48
1542 On this day in history francis Xavier reaches Old Goa, the capital of Portuguese India at the time.
1581 On May - 06 frans Francken, the Younger, painter
1598 Arch duke Albrecht & Isabella become monarch of Southern Netherlands on this day in history.
1604 Leon VII Spanish poet's first poem is published: La Cocina on this day in history.
1606 On May - 06 lorenzo Lippi, [Perlone Zipoli], poet/painter
1626 On May - 06 dutch colonist Paul Minuit buys Manhattan for $24 in trinkets
1626 On this day in history dutch colonist Peter Minuit buys Manhattan Island from local Indians for 60 guilders worth of trinkets
1631 On May - 06 robert Bruce Cotton, English politician
1638 On May - 06 cornelius Jansen, theologian (Jansenism), dies
1642 On this day in history ville Marie (Montreal) forms
1642 On May - 06 frans Francken, the Younger, Flemish painter, dies on 61st birthday
1644 On May - 06 johan Mauritius resigns as Governor of Brazil
1648 On this day in history battle at Zólty Wody-Bohdan Chmielricki's Cossaks beat John II Casimir
1648 On May - 06 battle at Zolty Wody-Bohdan Chmielricki's Cossaks beat John II Casimir
1666 On May - 06 paul Siefert, composer, dies at 79
1667 On this day in history johann Jacob Froberger, German singer/organist/composer, dies at 50
1672 On May - 06 brandenburgs monarch Frederik Willem signs treaty with Netherlands