Historical Events In May - 10
Tuesday, 21 January 2020
0238 On May - 10 gaius Julius Verus Maximinus, the Thracian, Roman Emperor, murdered
0995 Boudouin, bishop of Utrecht on May - 10.
1267 Vienna's church orders all Jews to wear a distinctive garb on May - 10.
1278 Jews of England imprisoned on charges of coining on this day in history.
1291 On this day in history scottish nobles recognize authority of English king Edward I
1424 On this day in history go-Kameyama, Emperor of Japan
1427 On May - 10 jews are expelled from Berne Switzerland
1493 Colin Campbell, 1st Earl of Argyll, Scottish politician on May - 10.
1497 Italian navigator Amerigo Vespucci leaves for first voyage to New World on May - 10.
1497 On May - 10 italian navigator Amerigo Vespucci leaves for 1st voyage to New World
1503 Columbus discovers Cayman Islands on this day in history.
1525 On May - 10 church reformer John Pistorius caught in the Hague
1534 On this day in history french navigator Jacques Cartier reaches Newfoundland
1534 On this day in history 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 May - 10.
1559 Scottish Protestants under John Knox uprise against queen-mother Mary on this day in history.
1566 Leonhard Fuchs, German botanist, dies at 65 on May - 10.
1569 Juan the Avila, Spanish minister/writer on May - 10.
1570 Czar Ivan IV becomes Protestant on this day in history.
1618 On May - 10 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.
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 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 On May - 10 bacon's Rebellion, frontiersmen vs Virginia Government begins
1676 Bacon's Rebellion, frontiersmen vs Virginia govt begins on May - 10.
1697 Jean Marie I'aine Leclair, composer on May - 10.
1705 Gallus Zeiler, composer on this day in history.
1710 Georg Dietrich Leiding, composer, dies at 46 on May - 10.
1724 On this day in history johan A Zoutman, Dutch lt-admiral (battle of Doggersbank)
1727 On this day in history anne-Robert-Jacques Turgot, French minister of Finance (17.. -76)
1730 George Ross, US judge (signed Declaration of Independence) on this day in history.