On This Day

On This Day in History for May 14

Events in History

  • 649 Theodore I ends his reign as Catholic Pope
  • 1027 Robert II of France names his son Henry I as junior King of the Franks
  • 1264 Battle of Lewes, 2nd Barons' War: Simon de Montfort the younger, Earl of Leicester, defeats English King Henry III
  • 1483 Coronation of Charles VIII of France ("Charles the Affable")
  • 1509 Battle of Agnadello, French forces under Louis XII defeat the Venetians in Northern Italy
  • 1576 Dutch Council of State replaced by Council of Beroerten
  • 1607 English colonists establish the 1st permanent English settlement in America at Jamestown. Unknown to them they have landed amidst the worst drought in 800 years.
  • 1608 The Protestant Union is founded in Auhausen.
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