Historical Events In May - 21
Friday, 06 December 2019
0143 Earliest known date in Amer-pre Mayan king Harvest-Bergvorst installed on this day in history.
0685 On May - 21 battle at Nechtansmere Picten beat Northumbrians
0685 On May - 21 battle at Nechtansmere: Picten beat Northumbrians
0878 Syracuse, Italy is captured by the Muslim sultan of Sicily on May - 21.
0879 Pope John VIII gives blessings to duke Branimir and to Croatian people, considered to be international recognition of Croatian state on May - 21.
0987 On this day in history louis V, last Carlovingians King of France (966-987), dies
0996 Otto the Great's Saxon grandson, now 16, is crowned Otto III 2005at Rome on this day in history.
0996 On May - 21 pope Gregory V crowns his cousin Otto III German emperor
0996 On this day in history otto the Great's Saxon grandson, now 16, is crowned Otto III May 21 at Rome
1040 King Henry III gives Utrecht the Groninger currency on May - 21.
1216 On this day in history french crown prince Louis enters England
1254 On May - 21 koenraad IV, RC-German king (1237-54), dies at 26
1260 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 on this day in history.
1420 Treaty of Troyes-French King Charles VI gives France to English on May - 21.
1471 King Edwards IV enters London on May - 21.
1471 Albrecht Durer, Nornberg Germany, Renaissance painter/print maker on May - 21.
1481 On May - 21 christian I, king of Denmark/Norway/Sweden, dies
1502 On May - 21 portuguese Admiral Da Nova discovers St Helena
1512 On this day in history pandolfo Petrucci, ruler of Siena
1524 Thomas Howard 2nd duke of Norfolk, general/premier, dies at about 80 on this day in history.
1526 Sermon of Bathe, Aargau TC evangelical theology on May - 21.
1526 -Jun 8] Sermon of Bathe, Aargau: TC evangelical theology on May - 21.
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 this day in history.
1542 Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto dies while searching for gold along the Mississippi River on this day in history.
1542 Hernando de Soto, dies while searching for gold, near Mississippi R on this day in history.
1553 On May - 21 english Lady Jane Grey marries Guildford Dudley
1602 Martha's Vineyard first sighted (Captain Bartholomew Gosnold) on this day in history.
1602 Martha's Vineyard 1st sighted (Captain Bartholomew Gosnold) on this day in history.
1633 Joseph de La Barre, composer on May - 21.
1639 On this day in history giovan D "Tommaso" Campanella, Italian philosopher/poet, dies at 70
1647 Pieter Corneliszoon Hooft, poet/playwright (Warenar), dies at about 65 on this day in history.
1650 On May - 21 james G, Marquis of Montrose, Scottish general, hanged