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 This day in History - October 5
384 Historic Events for October 5
578

Justinus II, Byzantine emperor (565-78), dies

Death
610

Heraclius' fleet takes Constantinople

Event
869

4th Council of Constantinople (8th ecumenical council) opens

Event
1056

Henry III, RC German King (1039-56), dies

Death
1111

Robrecht II of Jerusalem, Count of Flanders (1st Crusader), dies

Death
1285

Philippe III, the Stout, King of France (1270-85), dies

Death
1349

Paris' theologist Jean de Fayt warns for flagellanten at Avignon

Event
1399

Raymundus of Capua, Italian general, dies

Death
1430

Duke Philip the Good of Bourgondy visits Brussels

Event
1450

Jews are expelled from Lower Bavaria by order of Ludwig IX

Event
1458

Kazimierz de Saint, Polish ruler/saint

Birth
1465

French King Louis XI signs peace with Charles the Stout

Event
1496

Ferdinand II, king of Naples, dies

Death
1511

Eedgenootschap signs anti-French Saint League

Event
1511

Pope Julius II/Germany/Ferdinand of Arag¢n/Venice/Swiss

Event
1557

Il Bacchiacca, [Franceso Ubertini], Italian painter, dies at 63

Death
1568

Conference of York begins: trial against Mary Stuart

Event
1568

Willem of Oranges army occupies Brabant

Event
1572

Spanish army under Alva's son Don Frederik plunders Mechelen

Event
1582

Gregorian calendar introduced in Italy, other Catholic countries

Event
1609

Paul Fleming, writer

Birth
1626

Johann Schop, composer

Birth
1631

Arabella Holles, wife of English politician Thomas Wentworth, dies

Death
1632

Henry Casimir I appointed viceroy of Groningen

Event
1684

Johann Jacob de Neufville, composer

Birth