Historical Events In May - 10
Saturday, 24 October 2020
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 Scottish nobles recognize authority of English king Edward I on May - 10.
1424 On May - 10 go-Kameyama, Emperor of Japan
1427 Jews are expelled from Berne Switzerland on May - 10.
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 May - 10.
1497 On May - 10 italian navigator Amerigo Vespucci leaves for 1st voyage to New World
1503 Columbus discovers Cayman Islands on May - 10.
1525 On this day in history church reformer John Pistorius caught in the Hague
1534 On this day in history 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 May - 10.
1559 On May - 10 scottish Protestants under John Knox uprise against queen-mother Mary
1566 On this day in history leonhard Fuchs, German botanist, dies at 65
1569 Juan the Avila, Spanish minister/writer on this day in history.
1570 Czar Ivan IV becomes Protestant on May - 10.
1618 On this day in history 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 Jacob Willekens & Piet Heyn conquer Salvador, Civil rights activist on May - 10.
1637 Susanna van Baerle, Dutch wife of Constantine Huygens, dies at 37 on May - 10.
1652 On this day in history 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 Jamaica captured by English on this day in history.
1676 On May - 10 bacon's Rebellion, frontiersmen vs Virginia Government begins
1676 Bacon's Rebellion, frontiersmen vs Virginia govt begins on this day in history.
1697 On this day in history jean Marie I'aine Leclair, composer
1705 On this day in history gallus Zeiler, composer
1710 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1730 On May - 10 george Ross, US judge (signed Declaration of Independence)