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 This day in History - July 3
425 Historic Events for July 3
323

Battle at Adrianopolis: Flavius Julius Crispus' beats emperor Licinius

Event
683

St Leo II ends his reign as Catholic Pope

Event
683

Leo II, Pope (681-83), dies

Death
987

Hugo Capet crowned king of France

Event
1090

Battle at Hagenoorde: German emperor beats earl Egbert II

Event
1090

Egbert II van Brunswick, Fries count, dies in battle

Death
1187

Crusaders enter Tiberias

Event
1423

Louis XI, King of France (1461-83)

Birth
1428

Treaty of Delft-between Jacoba of Bayern and Philip the Good

Event
1468

Duke Charles the Stout marries Princess Margaretha of York

Event
1567

Samuel de Champlain, explorer (Lake Champlain)

Birth
1570

Antonio Paleario, Italian humanist, executed by inquisition at 67

Death
1608

Samuel de Champlain founded city of Quebec

Event
1630

Emperor Ferdinand II opens German Parliament

Event
1642

Maria de' Medici, French queen-mother, dies at about 69

Death
1661

Portugal gives Tanger and Bombay to English King Charles II

Event
1683

Edward Young, English poet (Revenge, Complaint)

Birth
1687

Arnold Hoogvliet, Dutch poet (Abraham the Patriarch)

Birth
1720

Sweden and Denmark sign peace treaty

Event
1728

Robert Adam, architect/designer (Adelphi Terrace, London)

Birth
1731

Samuel Huntington, (Gov-Ct), Continental Congress pres

Birth
1738

John Singleton Copley, Mass, finest colonial American artist

Birth
1754

George Washington surrenders to French, Ft Necessity (7 Years' War)

Event
1775

Washington takes command of Continental Army at Cambridge, Mass

Event
1778

Jean-Jacques Rousseau, French writer/composer (Pygmalion), dies

Death