Historical Events In May - 10
Monday, 08 August 2022
0238 On May - 10 gaius Julius Verus Maximinus, the Thracian, Roman Emperor, murdered
0995 On May - 10 boudouin, bishop of Utrecht
1267 Vienna's church orders all Jews to wear a distinctive garb on this day in history.
1278 Jews of England imprisoned on charges of coining on this day in history.
1291 On May - 10 scottish nobles recognize authority of English king Edward I
1424 Go-Kameyama, Emperor of Japan on May - 10.
1427 On May - 10 jews are expelled from Berne Switzerland
1493 On May - 10 colin Campbell, 1st Earl of Argyll, Scottish politician
1497 Italian navigator Amerigo Vespucci leaves for first voyage to New World on this day in history.
1497 On May - 10 italian navigator Amerigo Vespucci leaves for 1st voyage to New World
1503 On this day in history columbus discovers Cayman Islands
1525 Church reformer John Pistorius caught in the Hague on May - 10.
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 On this day in history thomas Howard, 4th duke of Norfolk, English Earl Marshall
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 On this day in history juan the Avila, Spanish minister/writer
1570 Czar Ivan IV becomes Protestant on May - 10.
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 this day in history.
1624 Jacob Willekens & Piet Heyn conquer Salvador, Civil rights activist on this day in history.
1637 On May - 10 susanna van Baerle, Dutch wife of Constantine Huygens, dies at 37
1652 On May - 10 john Johnson, a free black, is granted 550 acres in Northampton VA
1652 John Johnson, a free black, is granted 550 acres in Northampton, Va on this day in history.
1653 John Bicker, ship builder/merchant/regent, dies at 61 on May - 10.
1655 On May - 10 jamaica captured by English
1676 Bacon's Rebellion, frontiersmen vs Virginia Government begins on May - 10.
1676 On May - 10 bacon's Rebellion, frontiersmen vs Virginia govt begins
1697 Jean Marie I'aine Leclair, composer on this day in history.
1705 On May - 10 gallus Zeiler, composer
1710 On May - 10 georg Dietrich Leiding, composer, dies at 46
1724 On this day in history johan A Zoutman, Dutch lt-admiral (battle of Doggersbank)
1727 Anne-Robert-Jacques Turgot, French minister of Finance (17.. -76) on May - 10.
1730 George Ross, US judge (signed Declaration of Independence) on this day in history.