Historical Events In May - 10
Sunday, 15 September 2019
0238 On May - 10 gaius Julius Verus Maximinus, the Thracian, Roman Emperor, murdered
0995 On May - 10 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 May - 10 scottish nobles recognize authority of English king Edward I
1424 On May - 10 go-Kameyama, Emperor of Japan
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 this day in history.
1497 Italian navigator Amerigo Vespucci leaves for 1st voyage to New World on this day in history.
1503 On May - 10 columbus discovers Cayman Islands
1525 Church reformer John Pistorius caught in the Hague on May - 10.
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 this day in history scottish Protestants under John Knox uprise against queen-mother Mary
1566 On May - 10 leonhard Fuchs, German botanist, dies at 65
1569 On this day in history juan the Avila, Spanish minister/writer
1570 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
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 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 this day in history.
1655 Jamaica captured by English on this day in history.
1676 On May - 10 bacon's Rebellion, frontiersmen vs Virginia Government begins
1676 On May - 10 bacon's Rebellion, frontiersmen vs Virginia govt begins
1697 On May - 10 jean Marie I'aine Leclair, composer
1705 Gallus Zeiler, composer on May - 10.
1710 On May - 10 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 May - 10.
1730 On May - 10 george Ross, US judge (signed Declaration of Independence)