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 This day in History - June 21
400 Historic Events for June 21
524

Battle at Vezerone: Burgundy beats France

Event
524

Chlodomir, king of the France to Orl‚ans (511-24), dies at about 28

Death
996

Pope Gregory V crowns Otto III Roman Catholic German emperor of Elzas

Event
1002

Leo IX, [Bruno count of Egesheim and Dagsburg], Pope (1049-54)

Birth
1128

Battle of Akspoele: earl Willem of Normandy beats Diederik

Event
1208

Philips van Zwaben Hohenstaufen, Roman-German King, dies

Death
1377

Edward III, king of England (1327-77), dies

Death
1498

Jews are expelled from Nurenberg Bavaria by Emperor Maximillian

Event
1527

Niccol• Machiavelli, Florentine statesman/author, dies at 57

Death
1529

John Skelton, English poet, dies at about 69

Death
1529

Battle at Landriano: Leyva beats France

Event
1547

Great fire in Moscow

Event
1572

Garrison under Adrian of Swieten conquers Gouda

Event
1573

Antonie van Burgundy, mayor of sealand, dies in battle

Death
1577

Giovanni Del Turco, composer

Birth
1591

Aloysius [Luigi] van Gonzaga, Prince/Italian Jesuit saint, dies

Death
1596

Michael Fjodorovitsj, tsar of Russia (1613-45)/1st Romanov

Birth
1607

1st Protestant Episcopal parish in America established, Jamestown

Event
1633

Galileo Galilei is forced by Inquisition to "abjure, curse, and detest" his Copernican heliocentric views

Event
1640

Abraham Mignon, still life painter

Birth
1661

Treaty of Kardis: Russia and Sweden sign peace treaty

Event
1667

Dutch Admiral Michiel de Ruyter occupies Sheerness, England

Event
1668

Cajetan Kolberer, composer

Birth
1672

French troops under king Louis XIV occupy Utrecht

Event
1672

Dutch pension advisor Johan de Witt seriously wounded

Event