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 This day in History - July 4
455 Historic Events for July 4
966

Benedictus V Grammaticus, Italian (anti?)Pope (5/22-6/23 964), dies

Death
1054

Brightest known super-nova (Crab Nebula) starts shining (23 days)

Event
1187

Reinoud van Chƒtillon, French prince of Antioch, dies

Death
1187

Battle of Hittin (Tiberias): Saladin defeats Reinoud of Chƒtillon

Event
1301

Willem II Berthout van Mechelen, bishop of Utrecht, dies in battle

Death
1301

Battle at Breukelen: Holland vs Lichtenberg

Event
1307

Rudolf III, Duke of Austria/King of Bohemia dies

Death
1336

Elisabeth van Portugal, queen of Portugal/saint, dies at about 65

Death
1415

Angelo Correr becomes Pope Gregory XII

Event
1453

41 Jewish martyrs burned at stake at Breslau

Event
1498

Filips van Burgundy, admiral-general of Netherlands, dies

Death
1519

Johann Tetzel, (German?) monk, dies at about 79

Death
1541

Pedro de Alvarado, Spanish occupier, dies at about 56

Death
1546

Murad III, sultan of Turkey (1574-95)

Birth
1578

Charles de Berlaymont, baron of Hierges, gov/viceroy of Names, dies

Death
1603

Philippus the Monte, priest/bandmaster/composer, dies at 82

Death
1610

Paul Scarron, French playwright (Virgile Travesti)

Birth
1610

Battle at Klushino: King Sigismund II beats Russian and Sweden

Event
1610

Cornelis Evertsen, the Elder, Dutch/Swiss vice-admiral

Birth
1623

William Byrd, English composer (Ave verum corpus), dies at 80

Death
1627

Thomas Middleton, Elizabethan dramatist (Women Beware Women), dies

Death
1636

City of Providence, Rhode Island form

Event
1652

Prince of Cond‚ starts blood bath in Paris

Event
1653

British Barebones Parliament goes into session

Event
1669

Alexander von Papenhoven, Flemish religious sculptor

Birth