Historical Events In May - 21
Sunday, 05 April 2020
0143 Earliest known date in Amer-pre Mayan king Harvest-Bergvorst installed on this day in history.
0685 Battle at Nechtansmere Picten beat Northumbrians on this day in history.
0685 On May - 21 battle at Nechtansmere: Picten beat Northumbrians
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 May - 21.
0987 Louis V, last Carlovingians King of France (966-987), dies on this day in history.
0996 On May - 21 otto the Great's Saxon grandson, now 16, is crowned Otto III 2005at Rome
0996 Pope Gregory V crowns his cousin Otto III German emperor on this day in history.
0996 On this day in history otto the Great's Saxon grandson, now 16, is crowned Otto III May 21 at Rome
1040 On this day in history king Henry III gives Utrecht the Groninger currency
1216 On this day in history french crown prince Louis enters England
1254 Koenraad IV, RC-German king (1237-54), dies at 26 on May - 21.
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 May - 21.
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 On May - 21 albrecht Durer, Nornberg Germany, Renaissance painter/print maker
1481 Christian I, king of Denmark/Norway/Sweden, dies on this day in history.
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 May - 21.
1526 On this day in history sermon of Bathe, Aargau TC evangelical theology
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 this day in history.
1527 On this day in history philip II, King of Spain (1556-98) & Portugal (1580-98)
1542 Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto dies while searching for gold along the Mississippi River on May - 21.
1542 On May - 21 hernando de Soto, dies while searching for gold, near Mississippi R
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 Giovan D "Tommaso" Campanella, Italian philosopher/poet, dies at 70 on this day in history.
1647 On this day in history pieter Corneliszoon Hooft, poet/playwright (Warenar), dies at about 65
1650 On May - 21 james G, Marquis of Montrose, Scottish general, hanged