Historical Events In May - 14
Wednesday, 08 July 2020
0347 Pachomius, Egyptian monastery founder/abbot (Coenobieten), dies on May - 14.
0649 Theodore I ends his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0649 On May - 14 theodore, Greek Pope (642-49) (excommunicated by Paul II), dies
0964 On May - 14 john XII, [Octavianus], Pope (955-64), dies
1027 On this day in history robert II, the Vrome, names son Henry I, king of France
1264 On this day in history baron's War fought in England
1264 Battle at Lewes Simon van Leicester beats English king Henry III on this day in history.
1264 Battle at Lewes: Simon van Leicester beats English king Henry III on this day in history.
1316 On May - 14 charles IV, King of Bohemia (1346-78)/emperor (1355-78)
1483 Coronation of Charles VIII of France ("Charles l'Affable") on this day in history.
1501 On May - 14 lisbon Portugal, explorer Gaspar Corte Réal leaves on his second voyage to Newfoundland; never heard from again.
1509 On this day in history battle of Agnadello, French beat Venitians in Northern Italy
1565 Nicolaus von Amsdorf, German reform theologist, dies on this day in history.
1576 On May - 14 dutch Council of State replaced by Council of Beroerten
1590 Battle at Ivry French king Henri IV beats Catholic League on this day in history.
1590 On May - 14 battle at Ivry: French king Henri IV beats Catholic League
1607 On May - 14 first permanent English settlement in New World, Jamestown VA
1607 On this day in history 1st permanent English settlement in New World, Jamestown, Va
1608 The Protestant Union is founded in Auhausen on this day in history.
1610 On this day in history henry IV of France assassinated
1610 Assassination of Henri IV of France, bringing Louis XIII to the throne on this day in history.
1610 Henry IV, 1st Bourbon-king of France (1572, 89-1610), murdered at 56 on this day in history.
1633 On May - 14 olivier Le Jeune d1654 baptized into the Roman Catholic faith; a slave left in Quebec by the Kirkes, he is the first recorded black in Canada.
1638 On May - 14 admiral Adam Westerwolt conquerors Batticaloa, Ceylon
1643 On this day in history louis XIV becomes King of France at age 4 upon the death of his father, Louis XIII
1643 Louis XIV (4) becomes king of France on this day in history.
1643 Louis XIII, king of France (1610-43), dies at 41 on May - 14.
1652 On May - 14 johann Philipp Fortsch, composer
1664 On this day in history turkish great Köprülü attacks 120,000 Donau soldiers
1664 On May - 14 turkish great Kiprulu attacks 120,000 Donau soldiers
1679 On this day in history peder [Nielsen] Horrebow, Danish astronomer
1686 On May - 14 the birth of Gabriel Daniel Fahrenheit, German inventor of mercury thermometer
1686 Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit, Prussia, inventor (thermometer) [NS=5/24] on this day in history.
1702 On this day in history england & Netherlands declares war on France & Spain