Historical Events In May - 10
Wednesday, 07 June 2023
0238 On May - 10 gaius Julius Verus Maximinus, the Thracian, Roman Emperor, murdered
0995 On this day in history boudouin, bishop of Utrecht
1267 On this day in history vienna's church orders all Jews to wear a distinctive garb
1278 Jews of England imprisoned on charges of coining on May - 10.
1291 On May - 10 scottish nobles recognize authority of English king Edward I
1424 Go-Kameyama, Emperor of Japan on May - 10.
1427 On this day in history jews are expelled from Berne Switzerland
1493 On this day in history 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 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 this day in history church reformer John Pistorius caught in the Hague
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 Scottish Protestants under John Knox uprise against queen-mother Mary on this day in history.
1566 Leonhard Fuchs, German botanist, dies at 65 on this day in history.
1569 Juan the Avila, Spanish minister/writer on May - 10.
1570 On May - 10 czar Ivan IV becomes Protestant
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 May - 10.
1624 On this day in history jacob Willekens & Piet Heyn conquer Salvador, Civil rights activist
1637 On this day in history 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 On this day in history bacon's Rebellion, frontiersmen vs Virginia Government begins
1676 On this day in history bacon's Rebellion, frontiersmen vs Virginia govt begins
1697 Jean Marie I'aine Leclair, composer on May - 10.
1705 On May - 10 gallus Zeiler, composer
1710 Georg Dietrich Leiding, composer, dies at 46 on May - 10.
1724 Johan A Zoutman, Dutch lt-admiral (battle of Doggersbank) on May - 10.
1727 Anne-Robert-Jacques Turgot, French minister of Finance (17.. -76) on May - 10.
1730 On May - 10 george Ross, US judge (signed Declaration of Independence)
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