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 This day in History - May 21
419 Historic Events for May 21
143

Earliest known date in Amer-pre Mayan king Harvest-Bergvorst installed

Event
685

Battle at Nechtansmere: Picten beat Northumbrians

Event
987

Louis V, last Carlovingians King of France (966-987), dies

Death
996

Pope Gregory V crowns his cousin Otto III German emperor

Event
1040

King Henry III gives Utrecht the Groninger currency

Event
1216

French crown prince Louis enters England

Event
1254

Koenraad IV, RC-German king (1237-54), dies at 26

Death
1420

Treaty of Troyes-French King Charles VI gives France to English

Event
1471

Albrecht Drer, Nrnberg Germany, Renaissance painter/print maker

Birth
1471

King Edwards IV enters London

Event
1481

Christian I, king of Denmark/Norway/Sweden, dies

Death
1502

Portuguese admiral Da Nova discovers St Helena

Event
1524

Thomas Howard 2nd duke of Norfolk, general/premier, dies at about 80

Death
1526

-Jun 8] Sermon of Bathe, Aargau: TC evangelical theology

Event
1527

Philip II, King of Spain (1556-98) and Portugal (1580-98)

Birth
1542

Hernando de Soto, dies while searching for gold, near Mississippi R

Death
1553

English Lady Jane Grey marries Guildford Dudley

Event
1602

Martha's Vineyard 1st sighted (Captain Bartholomew Gosnold)

Event
1633

Joseph de La Barre, composer

Birth
1639

Giovan D "Tommaso" Campanella, Italian philosopher/poet, dies at 70

Death
1647

Pieter Corneliszoon Hooft, poet/playwright (Warenar), dies at about 65

Death
1650

James G, Marquis of Montrose, Scottish general, hanged

Death
1671

Azzolino Bernardino Della Ciaia, composer

Birth
1674

General John Sobieski chosen King of Poland

Event
1680

Frederich Karl Erbach, composer

Birth