Historical Events In May - 21
Tuesday, 19 February 2019
0143 On May - 21 earliest known date in Amer-pre Mayan king Harvest-Bergvorst installed
0685 Battle at Nechtansmere Picten beat Northumbrians on this day in history.
0685 On this day in history battle at Nechtansmere: Picten beat Northumbrians
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 this day in history.
0987 On May - 21 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 Pope Gregory V crowns his cousin Otto III German emperor on May - 21.
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 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 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 Treaty of Troyes-French King Charles VI gives France to English on this day in history.
1471 On May - 21 king Edwards IV enters London
1471 Albrecht Durer, Nornberg Germany, Renaissance painter/print maker on this day in history.
1481 On May - 21 christian I, king of Denmark/Norway/Sweden, dies
1502 Portuguese Admiral Da Nova discovers St Helena on this day in history.
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 On May - 21 sermon of Bathe, Aargau TC evangelical theology
1526 -Jun 8] Sermon of Bathe, Aargau: TC evangelical theology on May - 21.
1526 Sermon of Bathe, Aargau: TC evangelical theology on this day in history.
1527 On May - 21 the birth of King Philip II of Spain
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 May - 21.
1542 On May - 21 hernando de Soto, dies while searching for gold, near Mississippi R
1553 English Lady Jane Grey marries Guildford Dudley on May - 21.
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 On this day in history joseph de La Barre, composer
1639 On May - 21 giovan D "Tommaso" Campanella, Italian philosopher/poet, dies at 70
1647 On this day in history pieter Corneliszoon Hooft, poet/playwright (Warenar), dies at about 65
1650 James G, Marquis of Montrose, Scottish general, hanged on May - 21.