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 This day in History - May 6
435 Historic Events for May 6
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Thrasamunde, king of Vandalen

Death
973

Henry II, Roman Catholic German king/emperor (1002/14-24)

Birth
988

Dirk II, West Frisian count of Holland

Death
1085

King Alfonso VI, of Le¢n conquered Toledo, dies

Death
1124

Balak, Emir of Aleppo, murdered

Death
1312

Pope Clement V closes Council of Vienna

Event
1475

Dieric Bouts, Dutch painter, dies at about 64

Death
1476

Emperor Frederik III of Habsburg and duke Charles the Stout arrange marriage of their children

Event
1501

Marcellus II, [Marcello Cervini], Italy, humanist/Pope (1555, 22 days)

Birth
1527

Spanish and German Imperial troops sack Rome; ending Renaissance

Event
1527

Karel van Bourbon, military governor (Lombardije), dies at 37

Death
1529

Battle at Gogra: Mogol emperor Babur beats Afghans and Bengals

Event
1536

King Henry VIII, orders bible be placed in every church

Event
1540

Jean Luis Vives, Spanish theory/humanist/reformer, dies at 48

Death
1581

Frans Francken, the Younger, painter

Birth
1598

Arch duke Albrecht and Isabella become monarch of Southern Netherlands

Event
1606

Lorenzo Lippi, [Perlone Zipoli], poet/painter

Birth
1626

Dutch colonist Paul Minuit buys Manhattan for $24 in trinkets

Event
1638

Cornelius Jansen, theologian (Jansenism), dies

Death
1642

Frans Francken, the Younger, Flemish painter, dies on 61st birthday

Death
1642

Ville Marie (Montreal) forms

Event
1644

Johan Mauritius resigns as governor of Brazil

Event
1648

Battle at Z¢lty Wody-Bohdan Chmielricki's Cossaks beat John II Casimir

Event
1666

Paul Siefert, composer, dies at 79

Death
1667

Johann Jacob Froberger, German singer/organist/composer, dies at 50

Death