Historical Events In May - 14
Wednesday, 12 December 2018
0347 On May - 14 pachomius, Egyptian monastery founder/abbot (Coenobieten), dies
0649 Theodore I ends his reign as Catholic Pope on May - 14.
0649 Theodore, Greek Pope (642-49) (excommunicated by Paul II), dies on this day in history.
0964 On this day in history 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 Baron's War fought in England on May - 14.
1264 Battle at Lewes Simon van Leicester beats English king Henry III on May - 14.
1264 Battle at Lewes: Simon van Leicester beats English king Henry III on May - 14.
1316 Charles IV, King of Bohemia (1346-78)/emperor (1355-78) on May - 14.
1483 On May - 14 coronation of Charles VIII of France ("Charles l'Affable").
1501 Lisbon Portugal, explorer Gaspar Corte Réal leaves on his second voyage to Newfoundland; never heard from again on this day in history.
1509 Battle of Agnadello, French beat Venitians in Northern Italy on May - 14.
1565 On this day in history nicolaus von Amsdorf, German reform theologist, dies
1576 On May - 14 dutch Council of State replaced by Council of Beroerten
1590 On this day in history battle at Ivry French king Henri IV beats Catholic League
1590 On May - 14 battle at Ivry: French king Henri IV beats Catholic League
1607 First permanent English settlement in New World, Jamestown VA on May - 14.
1607 On May - 14 1st permanent English settlement in New World, Jamestown, Va
1608 On May - 14 the Protestant Union is founded in Auhausen.
1610 On May - 14 henry IV of France assassinated
1610 On this day in history assassination of Henri IV of France, bringing Louis XIII to the throne.
1610 On May - 14 henry IV, 1st Bourbon-king of France (1572, 89-1610), murdered at 56
1633 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 on this day in history.
1638 On this day in history admiral Adam Westerwolt conquerors Batticaloa, Ceylon
1643 Louis XIV becomes King of France at age 4 upon the death of his father, Louis XIII on May - 14.
1643 On this day in history louis XIV (4) becomes king of France
1643 Louis XIII, king of France (1610-43), dies at 41 on May - 14.
1652 Johann Philipp Fortsch, composer on May - 14.
1664 On this day in history turkish great Köprülü attacks 120,000 Donau soldiers
1664 On this day in history turkish great Kiprulu attacks 120,000 Donau soldiers
1679 Peder [Nielsen] Horrebow, Danish astronomer on this day in history.
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