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 This day in History - May 3
388 Historic Events for May 3
1010

Ansfried, 9th bishop of Utrecht (995-1010)/saint, dies at about 69

Death
1294

Jan I, duke of Brabant/Limburg/poet, dies

Death
1294

John II becomes duke of Brabant/Limburg

Event
1342

Count Hartmann II becomes ruler of Vaduz (Liechtenstein)

Event
1382

Battle on Beverhoutsfield near Brugge

Event
1410

Alexander V, [Petros Philargi], Kreta's Pope (1409-10), dies

Death
1442

Engelbert I, Earl of Nassau-Dillenburg, dies

Death
1446

Margaretha, English princess/duchess of Bourgondie

Birth
1455

Jews flee Spain

Event
1455

Joƒo II, the perfect, King of Portugal (1481-95)/took in Spanish Jews

Birth
1469

Niccol• Machiavelli, Italy, politician/writer (Prince)

Birth
1481

Mohammed II, [Fƒtih], sultan of Turkey (1451-81), dies

Death
1494

Columbus discovers Jamaica

Event
1494

Jamaica discovered by Columbus; he names it "St Iago"

Event
1512

5th Lateran Council (18th ecumenical council) opens in Rome

Event
1512

Pope Julius II opens 5th Council of Lateranen

Event
1514

Bartholomaeus a Martyribus, [Fernandez], primate of Portugal

Birth
1515

Persian Gulf: Portugese fleet occupies Ormuz

Event
1535

Alessandro "Agnolo" Allori, Italian painter/carpet designer

Birth
1567

Leonhard Paminger, composer, dies at 72

Death
1614

Sasbout Vosmeer, RC theologist/apostole vicar, dies at 66

Death
1616

Treaty of Loudun kills French civil war

Event
1621

Francis Bacon accused of bribery

Event
1624

Spanish silver fleet sails to Panama

Event
1629

French huguenot leader duke De Rohan signs accord with Spain

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