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 This day in History - September 5
372 Historic Events for September 5
1187

Louis VIII, [Coeur-de-Lion] king of France (1223-26)

Birth
1198

Philips van Zwaben Hohenstaufen crowned king of Roman Catholic Germany

Event
1235

Henry I, duke of Brabant, dies

Death
1319

Pedro IV, king of Aragon

Birth
1519

2nd Battle of Tehuacingo, Mexico: Hernan Cortes vs Tlascala Aztecs

Event
1548

Catharine Parr, queen of England/wife of Henry VIII, dies at about 36

Death
1550

William Cecil appoints himself English minister of foreign affairs

Event
1566

Suleiman I, Great Law Giver, sultan of Turkey (1520-66), dies at 71

Death
1568

Giovan D "Tommaso" Campanella, Ital philosopher/poet (Citt… del sole)

Birth
1569

Edmund Bonner, English bishop of London (1539-49, 53-9), dies at ñ69

Death
1569

Pieter Bruegel, South Netherlands painter, dies at about 44

Death
1572

Pieter Tichelmann, Flemish Franciscan, dies at about 71

Death
1596

Dutch fleet commander Cornelis de Houtman taken hostage in Java

Event
1600

Loreto Vittori, composer

Birth
1622

Richelieu becomes cardinal

Event
1634

-6] Battle at N”rdlingen: King Ferdinand III and Spain beat Sweden and German protestants

Event
1638

Louis XIV, Sun King, king of France (1643-1715) [OS]

Birth
1644

Gillis Schey, Dutch admiral (battle at Lowestoft)

Birth
1644

Prince Frederik Henry conquerors Sas of Gent

Event
1659

Pieter de Carpentier, Flemish gov-gen of Neth East-Indies, dies at 71

Death
1661

French superintendant of Finance Nicolas Fouquet arrested

Event
1666

Gottfried Arnold, German theologist/historian/songwriter

Birth
1683

Jean-Baptiste Colbert, French Minister of Navy, dies at 64

Death
1684

John Uytenhage van Lacks, lawyer/author, drowned at 48

Death
1688

Lukas Fencer, Dutch poet (Fight of Kings and Mice)

Birth