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 This day in History - May 9
412 Historic Events for May 9
1079

Stanislaus, Polish bishop of Cracow, murdered

Death
1092

Lincoln Cathedral consecrated

Event
1265

Dante Alighieri, Italian poet (Divina Commedia)

Birth
1280

Magnus VI Lagaboeter, King of Norway (1263-80), dies at 42

Death
1336

Italian poet Francesco Petrarca climbs Mont Ventoux

Event
1386

Treaty of Windsor between Portugal-England

Event
1443

Niccol¢ d'Albergati, Italian cardinal, dies

Death
1460

Jean Lavite, Atrechts painter, dies

Death
1460

Court yard episcopal palace Atrecht has witch burnings

Event
1474

Peter van Hagenbach, Elzasser knight/land guardian, beheaded

Death
1502

Columbus left Spain on his 4th and final trip to New World

Event
1519

Austrian adel/burgerij in uprising against central government

Event
1573

Polish Parliament selects duke of Anjou as king

Event
1588

Duke Henri de Guises troops occupy Paris

Event
1590

Karel "Cardinal" van Bourbon, archbishop of Rouen, dies at 66

Death
1596

Abraham van Diepenbeeck, painter

Birth
1657

William Bradford, Governor (Plymouth Colony, Mass), dies

Death
1667

Marie Louise de Gonzague-Nevers, French Queen of Poland (1645-48)

Death
1671

Col Thomas Blood attempts to steal Crown Jewels

Event
1688

Frederick William, Great Elector of Brandenburg, dies at 68

Death
1689

English King Willem III declares war on France

Event
1707

Dietrich Buxtehude, German organist/composer, dies at about 69

Death
1738

John Pindar, [Peter], physician/poet

Birth
1738

England routes fleet in Mediterranean Sea and West-Indies

Event
1740

Giovanni Paisiello, Italian composer (Barber of Seville)

Birth