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 This day in History - July 7
392 Historic Events for July 7
1124

Tyrus surrenders to Crusaders

Event
1129

Shirakawa, emperor of Japan (1072-86)/budhist monk, dies at 76

Death
1304

Benedict XI, [Niccol• Boccasini], Pope (1303-04), dies [poisoned?]

Death
1307

Edward I, King of England (1272-1307), dies at 68

Death
1348

John Andreae, Italian canonist, dies

Death
1438

French church/King Charles VII release Pragmatieke Sanctie of Bourges

Event
1456

Though she had already been executed, Joan of Arc is acquitted

Event
1495

King Ferdinand II returns to Naples

Event
1498

Emperor Maximilian I establishes choir of Imperial Chapel

Event
1543

French troops invade Luxembourg

Event
1550

Chocolate introduced

Event
1572

Sigismund II August, last Jagellonen king of Poland, dies at 51

Death
1585

King Henri III and Duke De Guise signs Treaty of Nemours: French Huguenots loose all freedoms

Event
1607

"God Save the King" is 1st sung

Event
1647

People's uprising against high prices and Spanish rule in Naples

Event
1647

Thomas Hooker, clergyman, father of American democracy, dies

Death
1656

Michelangelo Rossi, Italian opera composer, buried at about 55

Death
1668

Isaac Newton receives MA from Trinity College, Cambridge

Event
1690

Johann Tobias Krebs, composer

Birth
1694

Dokusho, Zen teacher, Obaku line, dies

Death
1710

Arvid Niclas Hopken, composer

Birth
1713

1st performance of Georg F H„ndel's "To Deum" and "Jubilate"

Event
1746

Ludwig Wenzel Lachnith, composer

Birth
1752

Joseph-Marie Jacquard, invented programmable loom

Birth
1753

English parliament grants Jewish English citizenship

Event