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 This day in History - May 14
408 Historic Events for May 14
347

Pachomius, Egyptian monastery founder/abbot (Coenobieten), dies

Death
649

Theodore I ends his reign as Catholic Pope

Event
649

Theodore, Greek Pope (642-49) (excommunicated by Paul II), dies

Death
964

John XII, [Octavianus], Pope (955-64), dies

Death
1004

Henry II the Saint crowned as king of Italy

Event
1027

Robert II, the Vrome, names son Henry I, king of France

Event
1264

Battle at Lewes: Simon van Leicester beats English king Henry III

Event
1264

Baron's War fought in England

Event
1316

Charles IV, King of Bohemia (1346-78)/emperor (1355-78)

Birth
1509

Battle of Agnadello, French beat Venitians in Northern Italy

Event
1565

Nicolaus von Amsdorf, German reform theologist, dies

Death
1576

Dutch Council of State replaced by Council of Beroerten

Event
1590

Battle at Ivry: French king Henri IV beats Catholic League

Event
1607

1st permanent English settlement in New World, Jamestown, Va

Event
1610

Henry IV, 1st Bourbon-king of France (1572, 89-1610), murdered at 56

Death
1638

Admiral Adam Westerwolt conquerors Batticaloa, Ceylon

Event
1643

Louis XIII, king of France (1610-43), dies at 41

Death
1643

Louis XIV (4) becomes king of France

Event
1652

Johann Philipp Fortsch, composer

Birth
1664

Turkish great Kiprulu attacks 120,000 Donau soldiers

Event
1667

Georges de Scud‚ry, French writer (Alaric ou Rome Vaincue), dies at 65

Death
1679

Peder [Nielsen] Horrebow, Danish astronomer

Birth
1686

Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit, Prussia, inventor (thermometer) [NS=5/24]

Birth
1702

Swedish troops under King Charles XII occupy Warsaw

Event
1702

England and Netherlands declares war on France and Spain

Event