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 This day in History - July 6
400 Historic Events for July 6
1189

Henry II, King of England (1154-89), dies at 56

Death
1415

Jan Hus, burned for heresy by the Church at Constance, Germany

Death
1476

Regiomontanus, [Johannes Mller of K”nigsberg], dies

Death
1480

Antonio Squarcialupi, composer, dies at 64

Death
1483

England's King Richard III crowned

Event
1491

Opening ceremony of Daitokuji's Shinju at subtemple

Event
1495

Battle at Fornovo] French king Charles VIII beats St League

Event
1533

Ludovico Ariosto, Italian poet (Orlando Furioso), dies at 57

Death
1535

Thomas More, philosopher (Utopia), executed for treason at 57

Death
1542

Elisabeth van Nassau, daughter of Willem/Juliana van Stolberg

Birth
1553

Edward VI Tudor, King of England (1547-53), dies at 15

Death
1560

England/Scotland signs Treaty of Edinburgh

Event
1568

Johann Oporinus, Swiss book publisher/publisher, dies at 61

Death
1573

Pacificatie of Boulogne: new peace treaty with huguenots

Event
1580

Johann Stobaeus, composer

Birth
1583

Edmund Grindal, English bishop of London/archbhp of York, dies at 64

Death
1587

Michael Lauterbeck, assassinated Fries viceroy Willem Louis, executed

Death
1590

English admiral Francis Drake takess Portuguese Forts at Taag

Event
1609

Majesteitsbrief: Emperor Rudolf II grants Bohemia freedom of religion

Event
1621

Dutch gov-gen John Pieterszoon Coen takes Banda-islands, 15,000 die

Event
1630

Swedish troops under Gustaf II Adolf land at Peenemunde

Event
1632

Pietro Reggio, composer

Birth
1632

Albert Schop, composer

Birth
1634

Johan van Walbeecks ships bypass St-Anna Bay, Cura‡ao

Event
1638

Gerrit A Berckheyde, Dutch painter

Birth