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 This day in History - July 9
386 Historic Events for July 9
711

Berbers under Tarik-ibn Ziyad occupies North Spain

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1371

Pope Gregory XI names Arnold II of Horne as bishop of Utrecht

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1386

Battle at Sempach: Swiss beat duke Leopold III of Austria

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1401

Mongol monarch Timur Lenk destroys Baghdad

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1441

Jan/Johannes van Eyck, Flemish painter (Lamb Gods), dies

Death
1513

John van Hembyze, Flemish calvinist

Birth
1517

Gelderse crowd robber murders population of Asperen

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1535

Emanuel van Meteren, Southern Neth, merchant/historian

Birth
1536

French navigator Jacques Cartier returns to Saint-Malo from Canada

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1540

England's King Henry VIII 6-mo marriage to Anne of Cleves annulled

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1553

Battle at Sievershausen Solingen: van Saksen beats Alcibiades

Event
1572

19 Catholic priests hanged in Gorcum

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1578

Ferdinand II, King of Bohemia/Hungary/German Emperor (1619-37)

Birth
1589

Johannes a Sancto Thoma, [Poinset], Portuguese theologist

Birth
1595

Johannes Kepler inscribes geometric solid construction of universe

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1609

Emperor Rudolf II grants Bohemian protestants freedom of religion

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1639

Entonius Walaeus, calvinist theologist, dies at 65

Death
1654

Ferdinand, son of RC emperor Ferdinand III, dies

Death
1672

Prince Willem III inaugurated as viceroy of Holland/Zealand

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1677

Angelus Silesius [Johann Scheffer], German medical/mystic poet, dies

Death
1686

Germany, Sweden and Spain signs anti-French League of Augsburg

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1696

Waclaw Potocki, Polish poet (Wojna Chocimska), dies

Death
1716

Joseph Sauveur, French sound engineer, dies at 63

Death
1737

de' Medici, last Medici-grand duke of Toscane, dies

Death
1745

Bonnie Prince Charlies "Elisabeth" battles with HMS Lion

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