Historical Events In May - 10
Sunday, 17 November 2019
0238 On this day in history gaius Julius Verus Maximinus, the Thracian, Roman Emperor, murdered
0995 Boudouin, bishop of Utrecht on May - 10.
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 On May - 10 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 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 On this day in history columbus discovers Cayman Islands
1525 Church reformer John Pistorius caught in the Hague on this day in history.
1534 French navigator Jacques Cartier reaches Newfoundland on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1536 On this day in history thomas Howard, 4th duke of Norfolk, English Earl Marshall
1559 On May - 10 scottish Protestants under John Knox uprise against queen-mother Mary
1566 Leonhard Fuchs, German botanist, dies at 65 on this day in history.
1569 On May - 10 juan the Avila, Spanish minister/writer
1570 Czar Ivan IV becomes Protestant on May - 10.
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 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 John Johnson, a free black, is granted 550 acres in Northampton, Va on May - 10.
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 Bacon's Rebellion, frontiersmen vs Virginia govt begins on May - 10.
1697 On this day in history jean Marie I'aine Leclair, composer
1705 Gallus Zeiler, composer on May - 10.
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 Anne-Robert-Jacques Turgot, French minister of Finance (17.. -76) on this day in history.
1730 On this day in history george Ross, US judge (signed Declaration of Independence)