Historical Events In May - 10
Tuesday, 26 October 2021
0238 Gaius Julius Verus Maximinus, the Thracian, Roman Emperor, murdered on May - 10.
0995 On May - 10 boudouin, bishop of Utrecht
1267 On May - 10 vienna's church orders all Jews to wear a distinctive garb
1278 Jews of England imprisoned on charges of coining on May - 10.
1291 Scottish nobles recognize authority of English king Edward I on May - 10.
1424 Go-Kameyama, Emperor of Japan on May - 10.
1427 On this day in history jews are expelled from Berne Switzerland
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 On this day in history columbus discovers Cayman Islands
1525 Church reformer John Pistorius caught in the Hague on May - 10.
1534 French navigator Jacques Cartier reaches Newfoundland on May - 10.
1534 On this day in history 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
1536 Thomas Howard, 4th duke of Norfolk, English Earl Marshall on this day in history.
1559 Scottish Protestants under John Knox uprise against queen-mother Mary on this day in history.
1566 On this day in history 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 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 this day in history.
1637 Susanna van Baerle, Dutch wife of Constantine Huygens, dies at 37 on this day in history.
1652 On May - 10 john Johnson, a free black, is granted 550 acres in Northampton VA
1652 John Johnson, a free black, is granted 550 acres in Northampton, Va on May - 10.
1653 On May - 10 john Bicker, ship builder/merchant/regent, dies at 61
1655 Jamaica captured by English on May - 10.
1676 Bacon's Rebellion, frontiersmen vs Virginia Government begins on May - 10.
1676 Bacon's Rebellion, frontiersmen vs Virginia govt begins on this day in history.
1697 On May - 10 jean Marie I'aine Leclair, composer
1705 Gallus Zeiler, composer on this day in history.
1710 On this day in history georg Dietrich Leiding, composer, dies at 46
1724 On this day in history 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)