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 This day in History - July 10
388 Historic Events for July 10
138

Publius A Hadrianus, Roman emperor (117-138), dies

Death
518

Anastasius I Dikoros, [Dyrrhachium/Durazzo], Byzantine emperor, dies

Death
552

Origin of Armenian calendar

Event
983

Benedict VI, Italian Pope (974-83), dies

Death
1040

Lady Godiva rides naked on horseback to force her husband, the Earl of Mercia, to lower taxes

Event
1086

Knut IV, the Saint, king of Denmark (1080-86), murdered

Death
1103

Erik I Ejegod, the good hearted, King of Denmark (1095-1103), dies

Death
1460

Wars of Roses: Richard of York defeats King Henry VI at Northampton

Event
1480

Ren‚, last heir of house of Anjou, dies

Death
1509

John Calvin, Protestant religious reformer/theologian

Birth
1517

Odet de Coligny, Cardinal of Chƒtillon/bishop

Birth
1520

King Charles V and King Henry VIII signs treaty of Calais

Event
1526

Philip III van Croij, duke of Aarschot/earl of Porcien

Birth
1535

Jacob Van Campen, Reconstruction bishop, beheaded

Death
1553

Lady Jane Grey becomes queen of England

Event
1559

Henry II, King of France (1547-59), dies

Death
1568

Battle on Eems: Dutch Water garrison beats Spanish

Event
1573

Willem van Bronkhorst, Brattenburg/Stein/army leader, dies

Death
1584

Spanish army leader Richebourg conquerors Liefkenshoek, Belgium

Event
1584

Willem I "the Silent", [Willem of Orange], earl of Nassau, dies at 51

Death
1594

Paulo Bellasio, composer, dies at 40

Death
1598

Spanish theater plays "Moros y Los Cristianos" in Rio Grande

Event
1609

Catholic German monarchy forms Catholic League

Event
1627

English fleet under George Villiers reach La Rochelle [NS=June 20]

Event
1629

1st non-Separatist Congregational Church in US founded (Salem, MA)

Event