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 This day in History - July 16
387 Historic Events for July 16
276

Mark Annius Florianus, emperor of Rome (276), murdered

Death
390

Brennus and Gauls defeat Romans at Allia

Event
463

Start of Lunar Cycle of Hilarius

Event
599

Monulphus, bishop of Tongeren-Maastricht (St Servaaskerk), dies

Death
622

Moslem Era begins-Mahomet begins flight from Mecca to Medina (Hejira)

Event
622

Origin of Islamic Era (Muharram 1, 1 AH)

Event
1054

Michael Caerularius excommunicated of Constantinople

Event
1099

Crusaders herd Jews of Jerusalem into a synagogue and set it afire

Event
1099

El Cid, [Rodrigo D¡az de Vivar], Span general strategist, dies at 59

Death
1139

Walram II, duke of Limburg/Neth-Lutherans, dies

Death
1212

Battle of Las Navas de Tolosa; end of Moslem power in Spain

Event
1216

Innocent III, [Lotario di Segni], Italian Pope (1198-1216), dies

Death
1251

The Virgin Mary gives Simon Stork a haircut (legend)

Event
1338

German monarch signs Treaty of Rense

Event
1429

Joan of Arc leads French army in Battle of Orleans

Event
1429

Army entered Reims

Event
1439

Kissing is banned in England (to stop germs from spreading)

Event
1482

John van Schaffelaar, Gelders knight, dies

Death
1519

Public debate between Martin Luther and theologist John Eck

Event
1548

La Paz, Bolivia is founded

Event
1557

Anne of Cleeves, queen of England/4th wife of Henry VIII, dies at 41

Death
1571

Theodoor Galle, Flemish engraver, baptized

Birth
1573

Alva demands submission of Zealand/Holland

Event
1590

Bartholomaeus a Martyribus, [Fernandez], pontiff of Portugal, dies

Death
1618

Capt John Gilbert patents 1st dredger in Britain

Event