Historical Events In May - 14
Saturday, 20 April 2019
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 Theodore, Greek Pope (642-49) (excommunicated by Paul II), dies on May - 14.
0964 John XII, [Octavianus], Pope (955-64), dies on this day in history.
1027 On this day in history robert II, the Vrome, names son Henry I, king of France
1264 On May - 14 baron's War fought in England
1264 Battle at Lewes Simon van Leicester beats English king Henry III on this day in history.
1264 On this day in history battle at Lewes: Simon van Leicester beats English king Henry III
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 Lisbon Portugal, explorer Gaspar Corte Réal leaves on his second voyage to Newfoundland; never heard from again on May - 14.
1509 On May - 14 battle of Agnadello, French beat Venitians in Northern Italy
1565 Nicolaus von Amsdorf, German reform theologist, dies on this day in history.
1576 Dutch Council of State replaced by Council of Beroerten on May - 14.
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 May - 14 1st permanent English settlement in New World, Jamestown, Va
1608 The Protestant Union is founded in Auhausen on this day in history.
1610 Henry IV of France assassinated on May - 14.
1610 On May - 14 assassination of Henri IV of France, bringing Louis XIII to the throne.
1610 Henry IV, 1st Bourbon-king of France (1572, 89-1610), murdered at 56 on May - 14.
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 Admiral Adam Westerwolt conquerors Batticaloa, Ceylon on this day in history.
1643 Louis XIV becomes King of France at age 4 upon the death of his father, Louis XIII on this day in history.
1643 On May - 14 louis XIV (4) becomes king of France
1643 On this day in history louis XIII, king of France (1610-43), dies at 41
1652 Johann Philipp Fortsch, composer on May - 14.
1664 On May - 14 turkish great Köprülü attacks 120,000 Donau soldiers
1664 Turkish great Kiprulu attacks 120,000 Donau soldiers on this day in history.
1679 On May - 14 peder [Nielsen] Horrebow, Danish astronomer
1686 The birth of Gabriel Daniel Fahrenheit, German inventor of mercury thermometer on May - 14.
1686 On May - 14 daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit, Prussia, inventor (thermometer) [NS=5/24]
1702 England & Netherlands declares war on France & Spain on May - 14.