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 This day in History - September 21
351 Historic Events for September 21
687

Conon, Sicilian Pope (686-87), dies

Death
1066

Battle at Fulford: Norway king Harald III Hardrada beats Brit militia

Event
1192

English king Richard I the Lion hearted, captured

Event
1327

Edward II, king of England (1307-1327), assassinated at 43

Death
1348

Jews in Zurich Switzerland are accused of poisoning wells

Event
1372

Frederik I van Hohenzollern, monarch of Brandenburg (1417-40)

Birth
1415

Frederick III, Innsbruck Austria, German Emperor (1440-1493)

Birth
1433

Zweder van Kuilenberg, bishop of Utrecht

Death
1435

Treaty of Atrecht: Philip of Bourgondy vs French king Charles II

Event
1440

Frederik I van Hohenzollern, ruler Brandenburg (1417-40), dies at 68

Death
1451

Cardinal Nicholas of Cusa orders Jews of Holland to wear a badge

Event
1452

Girolamo Savonarola, monk/reformer/dictator of Florence (1494-98)

Birth
1481

Bartholomeus Platinum, Italian humanist/pontifical librarian, dies

Death
1519

Hans Backofen/Backoffen, German sculptor, dies at about 49

Death
1520

SelÅ’m I Jawuz, the Barse, poet/cruel sultan of Turkey, dies

Death
1527

Matthaus Ludecus, composer

Birth
1558

Charles V, King of Spain (Carlos I)/Holy Roman Emperor, dies at 58

Death
1576

Girolamo Cardano, Italian mathematician, dies at 74

Death
1586

Antoine Perrenot de Granvelle, viceroy of Naples (1571-75), dies at 69

Death
1589

Battle at Arques: French king Henri IV beats Catholic League

Event
1590

Ascanio Trombeti, composer, dies at 45

Death
1591

French bishops recognize Henri IV as king of France

Event
1621

King James of England gives Canada to Sir Alexander Sterling

Event
1629

John Pieterszoon Coen, merchant/gov-gen of East-Indies, dies at 42

Death
1648

-23] Battle at Pilawce: Bohdan Chmielricki's beats John Casimir [NS]

Event