Historical Events In May - 21
Saturday, 10 April 2021
0143 Earliest known date in Amer-pre Mayan king Harvest-Bergvorst installed on this day in history.
0685 On this day in history battle at Nechtansmere Picten beat Northumbrians
0685 Battle at Nechtansmere: Picten beat Northumbrians on May - 21.
0878 On this day in history syracuse, Italy is captured by the Muslim sultan of Sicily.
0879 Pope John VIII gives blessings to duke Branimir and to Croatian people, considered to be international recognition of Croatian state on this day in history.
0987 Louis V, last Carlovingians King of France (966-987), dies on May - 21.
0996 On this day in history otto the Great's Saxon grandson, now 16, is crowned Otto III 2005at Rome
0996 On this day in history pope Gregory V crowns his cousin Otto III German emperor
0996 On May - 21 otto the Great's Saxon grandson, now 16, is crowned Otto III May 21 at Rome
1040 On May - 21 king Henry III gives Utrecht the Groninger currency
1216 On May - 21 french crown prince Louis enters England
1254 Koenraad IV, RC-German king (1237-54), dies at 26 on this day in history.
1260 On May - 21 kublai Khan of the Mongol Empire sends his envoy Hao Jing and two other advisors to the Song Dynasty court of Emperor Lizong of Song; while attempting to negotiate with the Song in order to resolve their conflict, Hao Jing and his fellow emissaries are imprisoned by order of the high Chancellor of China, Jia Sidao.
1420 On May - 21 treaty of Troyes-French King Charles VI gives France to English
1471 On this day in history king Edwards IV enters London
1471 Albrecht Durer, Nornberg Germany, Renaissance painter/print maker on this day in history.
1481 Christian I, king of Denmark/Norway/Sweden, dies on May - 21.
1502 On May - 21 portuguese Admiral Da Nova discovers St Helena
1512 Pandolfo Petrucci, ruler of Siena on this day in history.
1524 On May - 21 thomas Howard 2nd duke of Norfolk, general/premier, dies at about 80
1526 On May - 21 sermon of Bathe, Aargau TC evangelical theology
1526 On this day in history -Jun 8] Sermon of Bathe, Aargau: TC evangelical theology
1526 On this day in history sermon of Bathe, Aargau: TC evangelical theology
1527 The birth of King Philip II of Spain on May - 21.
1527 Philip II, King of Spain (1556-98) & Portugal (1580-98) on May - 21.
1542 On this day in history spanish explorer Hernando de Soto dies while searching for gold along the Mississippi River
1542 Hernando de Soto, dies while searching for gold, near Mississippi R on this day in history.
1553 On this day in history english Lady Jane Grey marries Guildford Dudley
1602 Martha's Vineyard first sighted (Captain Bartholomew Gosnold) on this day in history.
1602 On May - 21 martha's Vineyard 1st sighted (Captain Bartholomew Gosnold)
1633 Joseph de La Barre, composer on May - 21.
1639 On May - 21 giovan D "Tommaso" Campanella, Italian philosopher/poet, dies at 70
1647 On May - 21 pieter Corneliszoon Hooft, poet/playwright (Warenar), dies at about 65
1650 James G, Marquis of Montrose, Scottish general, hanged on this day in history.