Historical Events In May - 10
Wednesday, 05 August 2020
0238 Gaius Julius Verus Maximinus, the Thracian, Roman Emperor, murdered on this day in history.
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 On this day in history jews of England imprisoned on charges of coining
1291 On this day in history scottish nobles recognize authority of English king Edward I
1424 Go-Kameyama, Emperor of Japan on May - 10.
1427 Jews are expelled from Berne Switzerland on this day in history.
1493 On May - 10 colin Campbell, 1st Earl of Argyll, Scottish politician
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 May - 10.
1503 Columbus discovers Cayman Islands on this day in history.
1525 On May - 10 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 May - 10.
1536 Thomas Howard, 4th duke of Norfolk, English Earl Marshall on May - 10.
1559 On this day in history scottish Protestants under John Knox uprise against queen-mother Mary
1566 Leonhard Fuchs, German botanist, dies at 65 on May - 10.
1569 Juan the Avila, Spanish minister/writer on this day in history.
1570 Czar Ivan IV becomes Protestant on this day in history.
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 Susanna van Baerle, Dutch wife of Constantine Huygens, dies at 37 on this day in history.
1652 John Johnson, a free black, is granted 550 acres in Northampton VA on May - 10.
1652 On this day in history john Johnson, a free black, is granted 550 acres in Northampton, Va
1653 On this day in history john Bicker, ship builder/merchant/regent, dies at 61
1655 Jamaica captured by English on this day in history.
1676 Bacon's Rebellion, frontiersmen vs Virginia Government begins on May - 10.
1676 Bacon's Rebellion, frontiersmen vs Virginia govt begins on May - 10.
1697 On May - 10 jean Marie I'aine Leclair, composer
1705 On May - 10 gallus Zeiler, composer
1710 On May - 10 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 May - 10 george Ross, US judge (signed Declaration of Independence)