Historical Events In May - 10
Friday, 22 January 2021
0238 On this day in history gaius Julius Verus Maximinus, the Thracian, Roman Emperor, murdered
0995 Boudouin, bishop of Utrecht on this day in history.
1267 Vienna's church orders all Jews to wear a distinctive garb on May - 10.
1278 On May - 10 jews of England imprisoned on charges of coining
1291 On this day in history scottish nobles recognize authority of English king Edward I
1424 On May - 10 go-Kameyama, Emperor of Japan
1427 Jews are expelled from Berne Switzerland on May - 10.
1493 Colin Campbell, 1st Earl of Argyll, Scottish politician on this day in history.
1497 On May - 10 italian navigator Amerigo Vespucci leaves for first voyage to New World
1497 On this day in history italian navigator Amerigo Vespucci leaves for 1st voyage to New World
1503 Columbus discovers Cayman Islands on May - 10.
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 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 on May - 10.
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 May - 10 leonhard Fuchs, German botanist, dies at 65
1569 Juan the Avila, Spanish minister/writer on this day in history.
1570 On this day in history czar Ivan IV becomes Protestant
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 On this day in history 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 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 this day in history.
1676 On this day in history bacon's Rebellion, frontiersmen vs Virginia govt begins
1697 On May - 10 jean Marie I'aine Leclair, composer
1705 On May - 10 gallus Zeiler, composer
1710 On this day in history georg Dietrich Leiding, composer, dies at 46
1724 On May - 10 johan A Zoutman, Dutch lt-admiral (battle of Doggersbank)
1727 On May - 10 anne-Robert-Jacques Turgot, French minister of Finance (17.. -76)
1730 On this day in history george Ross, US judge (signed Declaration of Independence)