Historical Events For April - 10
Monday, 19 March 2018
0401 On April - 10 theodosius II, the Younger, Eastern Roman emperor
0837 Comet 1P/837 F1 (Halley) approaches within 0.0334 AUs of Earth on April - 10.
0847 St Leo IV begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0879 France's Louis II (the Stammerer) dies at Compiègne at age 32 after an ineffectual reign of 18 months on this day in history.
0879 Louis III, crowned King of France on April - 10.
0879 On April - 10 louis II, the stutterer, King of France (877-79), dies
0947 On this day in history hugo van Arles, count of Arles/king of Italy, dies
0948 King Hugh of Italy on this day in history.
1008 Notger, bishop of Luik (972-1008), dies on April - 10.
1362 On April - 10 machteld, countess of Holland, dies
1407 the lama Deshin Shekpa visits the Ming Dynasty capital at Nanjing. He is awarded with the title Great Treasure Prince of Dharma on this day in history.
1500 France captures duke Ludovico Sforza of Milan on this day in history.
1512 On April - 10 pope Julius II opens 5th Council of Lateranen
1512 On April - 10 james V, king of Scotland (1513-42)
1516 1st ghetto, Jews are compelled to live in specific area of Venice on this day in history.
1533 Frederik I, King of Denmark/Norway (1523-33), dies at 61 on this day in history.
1545 On this day in history costanzo Festa, Italian composer
1552 Henri II of France occupies Metz on this day in history.
1569 Emilia van Nassau, daughter of Willem of Orange & Anna of Saxon on April - 10.
1583 Hugo Grotius, Holland, jurist, father of international law on April - 10.
1585 On April - 10 gregory XIII, [Ugo Buoncampagni], Italian Pope (1572-85), dies
1589 Spanish troops conquer Geertruidenberg on this day in history.
1633 Werner Fabricius, composer on this day in history.
1640 Agostino Agazzari, Italian composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.
1656 On this day in history dutch fleet occupiers Colombo Ceylon
1682 On this day in history louisiana USA René-Robert Cavelier de La Salle 1643-1687 starts return trip up the Mississippi with Tonty, after claiming Louisiana for France.
1694 Duke Victor Amadeus of Savoye attacks Casale on this day in history.
1695 On this day in history balthazar Huydecoper, Dutch translator/historian
1710 On this day in history the first law regulating copyright is issued in Great Britain.
1712 On this day in history yusuf Nabi, Turkish poet (Hayriye), dies at about 77
1723 Claude F Tserclaes, South Neth earl of Tilly, dies at 74 on April - 10.
1731 On April - 10 maximilian Dietrich Freisslich, composer, dies at 58
1737 Francois Giroust, composer on April - 10.
1739 On April - 10 dick Turpin executed in England for horse stealing