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 This day in History - July 14
388 Historic Events for July 14
1223

Philippe II Augustus, King of France (1180-1223), dies at 57

Death
1298

Jacob de Voragine, Italian bishop/writer (Golden Legend), dies

Death
1420

Battle at Vitkov Zizka's hill (Prague): Taboriets beat Bohemia

Event
1486

Andrea del Sarto, Italy, painter (Recollets)

Birth
1520

Battle of Otumba Mexico: Hernan Cortes and Tlascala's vs Aztecs

Event
1535

Emperor Charles V conquerors Tunis

Event
1544

English troops attack The Canal

Event
1581

English jesuit Edmund Campion arrested

Event
1602

Jules Mazarin, France, cardinal, French 1st Minister (1642-61)

Birth
1610

Ferdinand II, monarch of Toscane

Birth
1614

Camillus de Lellis, Ital soldier/monastery founder/saint, dies at 64

Death
1634

Pasquier Quesnel, French theologist/jansenist (J‚sus-Christ P‚nitent)

Birth
1682

Henry Purcell appointed organist of Chapel Royal, London

Event
1707

Jacques-Philippe Lamoninary, composer

Birth
1711

Johan Willem Friso, Prince of Orange/(Nassau-Dietz), drowns at 23

Death
1714

Battle of Aland, Russian fleet overpowers larger Swedish fleet

Event
1744

Immanuel J Pyra, German poet (Temple of True Poetry), dies at 28

Death
1756

Thomas Rowlandson, English painter/cartoonist/etcher

Birth
1762

Cornelis Hop, Amsterdams regent/diplomat, dies at 77

Death
1770

David 't Kindt, Flemish architect (Mammelokker, Ghent), dies at 71

Death
1771

Mission San Antonio de Padua founded in California

Event
1779

George Ross, US judge/signer (Declaration of Independence), dies at 49

Death
1788

Johann Gottfried Muthel, composer, dies at 60

Death
1789

Bastille Day-French Revolution begins with the fall of Bastille

Event
1793

Jacques Cathelineau, French royalist, dies in battle at 44

Death