Historical Event on May 16:
1527, Florence becomes a republic.
1796, Lombardije Republic formed.
1817, Mississippi River steamboat service began.
1862, First automobile built by Jean Joseph Etienne Len Click here
Historical Event on May 14:
1264, Baron's War fought in England.
1607, First permanent English settlement in New World; Jamestown; Virginia.
1796, First smallpox inoculation administered by Edward Jen Click here
Historical Event on May 13:
1637, Cardinal Richelieu of France created the table knife.
1777, University library at Vienna opened.
1779, War of Bavarian Succession ends.
1830, Republic of Ecuador is founded with Juan Jose F
Historical Event on May 12:
1459, Sun City India founded by Rao Jodhpur
1534, Wurttemberg becomes Lutherian
1551, San Marcos University in Lima Peru opened
1689, England and Netherlands formed League of Augsburg
1777, Fi Click here
Historical Event on May 11:
330, Constantinople (Byzantium) becomes the capital of Roman Empire.
1502, Columbus begins 4th and last trip to "Indies".
1751, First U.S. hospital founded.
1752, First U.S. fire insurance policy Click here
Historical Event on May 10:
1267, Vienna's church orders all Jews to wear a distinctive garb
1497, Italian navigator Amerigo Vespucci leaves for first voyage to New World
1503, Columbus discovers Cayman Islands
1655, Jamaic Click here
Historical Event on May 09:
1573, Polish Parliament selects duke of Anjou as king.
1738, England routes fleet in the Mediterranean Sea and West-Indies.
1754, Fist newspaper cartoon in the America-divided snake "Join or Die" Click here
Historical Event on May 07:
1579, Congress of Cologne forms in Netherlands
1792, Captain Robert Gray discovers Grays Harbor
1800, Indiana Territory organized
1832, Greece becomes independent republic
1847, The American Me
Historical Event on May 06:
1536, King Henry VIII orders bible be placed in every church.
1626, Dutch colonist Paul Minuit buys Manhattan for $24 in trinkets.
1674, Sivaji crowns himself King of India.
1733, First internati Click here
Historical Event on May 05:
1818, Karl Marx born at Trier; Germany.
1821, Napoleon Bonaparte dies on Saint Helena in the South Atlantic.
1834, The first mainland railway line opened in Belgium.
1903, Tirupur Subramaniam Av Click here
Historical Event on May 04:
1998, India is placed on the US Special 309 watch list.
1993, Santosh Yadav became the first Indian woman to conquer the Everest twice.
1980, Coal Mine Worker's Day established.
1959, First Gramm Click here