Historical Events In May - 21
Wednesday, 19 June 2019
0143 Earliest known date in Amer-pre Mayan king Harvest-Bergvorst installed on May - 21.
0685 Battle at Nechtansmere Picten beat Northumbrians on May - 21.
0685 Battle at Nechtansmere: Picten beat Northumbrians on May - 21.
0878 Syracuse, Italy is captured by the Muslim sultan of Sicily on this day in history.
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 May - 21.
0996 On May - 21 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 King Henry III gives Utrecht the Groninger currency on May - 21.
1216 On May - 21 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 this day in history.
1471 Albrecht Durer, Nornberg Germany, Renaissance painter/print maker on May - 21.
1481 Christian I, king of Denmark/Norway/Sweden, dies on this day in history.
1502 On this day in history portuguese Admiral Da Nova discovers St Helena
1512 On May - 21 pandolfo Petrucci, ruler of Siena
1524 On this day in history thomas Howard 2nd duke of Norfolk, general/premier, dies at about 80
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 May - 21 sermon of Bathe, Aargau: TC evangelical theology
1527 On May - 21 the birth of King Philip II of Spain
1527 On May - 21 philip II, King of Spain (1556-98) & Portugal (1580-98)
1542 On May - 21 spanish explorer Hernando de Soto dies while searching for gold along the Mississippi River
1542 On this day in history hernando de Soto, dies while searching for gold, near Mississippi R
1553 On this day in history english Lady Jane Grey marries Guildford Dudley
1602 On May - 21 martha's Vineyard first sighted (Captain Bartholomew Gosnold)
1602 On May - 21 martha's Vineyard 1st sighted (Captain Bartholomew Gosnold)
1633 Joseph de La Barre, composer on May - 21.
1639 Giovan D "Tommaso" Campanella, Italian philosopher/poet, dies at 70 on May - 21.
1647 Pieter Corneliszoon Hooft, poet/playwright (Warenar), dies at about 65 on May - 21.
1650 James G, Marquis of Montrose, Scottish general, hanged on May - 21.