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 This day in History - October 21
376 Historic Events for October 21
310

St Eusebius ends his reign as Catholic Pope

Event
335

Constantinople emperor Constantine the Great rules laws against Jews

Event
686

Conon begins his reign as Catholic Pope

Event
1096

Sultan Kilidj Arslan of Nicea defeats 1st Crusaders

Event
1187

Alberto de Morra elected as Pope Gregorius VIII (12/17/1187)

Event
1422

Charles VI, King of France (1380-1422), dies at 54

Death
1439

Traversari Ambrosius, Italian humanist/leader, dies at 53

Death
1492

Columbus' discovers America (Oct 12, 1492 Julian calender)

Event
1492

Columbus lands on San Salvador Island

Event
1496

Emperor Maximiliaans daughter marries Spanish crown prince Johan of Arag¢n/Philip de Blank marries Johanna "the Waanzinnige" of Arag¢n

Event
1520

Ferdinand Magellen arrives at Tierra Del Fuego (Pacific Ocean)

Event
1553

Volumes of Talmud are burned

Event
1555

English parliament refuses to recognize Philip of Spain as king

Event
1555

Emperor Charles V makes Erard of Pallandt earl of Culemborg

Event
1558

Julius Caesar Scaliger, Italian physician (Poetice), dies at 74

Death
1561

Johannes Vasaeus, Flemish humanist/historian, dies at about 49

Death
1568

2nd Altenburger sermon: Philippisten/Gnesiolutheranen

Event
1570

Wolfgang Schonsleder, composer

Birth
1574

Nicolo Rubini, composer

Birth
1582

Johan Ernst earl of Nassau-Siegen, military/son of Johan VII

Birth
1591

Nijmegen surrenders to Earl Mauritius van Nassau

Event
1601

Memorial service for Daitokuji's Shinju held for Ikkyu Sojun in Kyoto

Event
1627

Frederik de Houtman, navigator/governor of Ambon, dies at about 56

Death
1629

Tumengung Buraksa, Matarams/Javanese general, dies in battle

Death
1637

Laurens Reael, vice-governor of Ambon/poet/admiral, dies at 54

Death