Historical Events In May - 10
Friday, 24 May 2019
0238 On this day in history gaius Julius Verus Maximinus, the Thracian, Roman Emperor, murdered
0995 On May - 10 boudouin, bishop of Utrecht
1267 On May - 10 vienna's church orders all Jews to wear a distinctive garb
1278 On May - 10 jews of England imprisoned on charges of coining
1291 Scottish nobles recognize authority of English king Edward I on this day in history.
1424 On May - 10 go-Kameyama, Emperor of Japan
1427 On this day in history jews are expelled from Berne Switzerland
1493 Colin Campbell, 1st Earl of Argyll, Scottish politician on May - 10.
1497 On May - 10 italian navigator Amerigo Vespucci leaves for first voyage to New World
1497 Italian navigator Amerigo Vespucci leaves for 1st voyage to New World on this day in history.
1503 Columbus discovers Cayman Islands on this day in history.
1525 On this day in history church reformer John Pistorius caught in the Hague
1534 On May - 10 french navigator Jacques Cartier reaches Newfoundland
1534 On May - 10 off Cape Bonavista Newfoundland Jacques Cartier 1491-1557 sights Cape Bonavista after three week crossing from France; stopped ten days by ice; then skirts east coast of Newfoundland; his first voyage to Canada
1536 Thomas Howard, 4th duke of Norfolk, English Earl Marshall on this day in history.
1559 Scottish Protestants under John Knox uprise against queen-mother Mary on May - 10.
1566 Leonhard Fuchs, German botanist, dies at 65 on this day in history.
1569 Juan the Avila, Spanish minister/writer on May - 10.
1570 On this day in history czar Ivan IV becomes Protestant
1618 Haeuik Claezoon Van Hillegom, captain of the Dutch ship Zeewolf, records that he has sighted the coast of what is later to be named Australia on May - 10.
1624 On May - 10 jacob Willekens & Piet Heyn conquer Salvador, Civil rights activist
1637 On May - 10 susanna van Baerle, Dutch wife of Constantine Huygens, dies at 37
1652 John Johnson, a free black, is granted 550 acres in Northampton VA on May - 10.
1652 On May - 10 john Johnson, a free black, is granted 550 acres in Northampton, Va
1653 On this day in history john Bicker, ship builder/merchant/regent, dies at 61
1655 Jamaica captured by English on May - 10.
1676 On May - 10 bacon's Rebellion, frontiersmen vs Virginia Government begins
1676 On this day in history bacon's Rebellion, frontiersmen vs Virginia govt begins
1697 Jean Marie I'aine Leclair, composer on May - 10.
1705 On May - 10 gallus Zeiler, composer
1710 On this day in history georg Dietrich Leiding, composer, dies at 46
1724 Johan A Zoutman, Dutch lt-admiral (battle of Doggersbank) on May - 10.
1727 On May - 10 anne-Robert-Jacques Turgot, French minister of Finance (17.. -76)
1730 George Ross, US judge (signed Declaration of Independence) on May - 10.