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Events in History

  • Jul 8 Our Lady of Kazan, a holy icon of the Russian Orthodox Church, was discovered underground in the city of Kazan, Tatarstan.
  • Jul 21 Mechelen surrenders to Duke of Parma

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Jul 26 Francis Drake leaves San Francisco to cross Pacific Ocean

Vice Admiral and Navigator Francis Drake
Vice Admiral and Navigator
Francis Drake
  • Jul 28 Cardinal Granvelle returns to Madrid
  • Jul 29 Antwerp request union with Utrecht

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Jul 29 King Philip II arrests plotters Antonio Perez & princess van Eboli

King of Spain Philip II
King of Spain
Philip II

Birthdays in History

  • Jul 13 Arthur Dee, English physician (d. 1651)