Historical Events For April - 10
Friday, 15 December 2017
0401 Theodosius II, the Younger, Eastern Roman emperor on this day in history.
0837 Comet 1P/837 F1 (Halley) approaches within 0.0334 AUs of Earth on this day in history.
0847 On this day in history st Leo IV begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0879 On April - 10 france's Louis II (the Stammerer) dies at Compiègne at age 32 after an ineffectual reign of 18 months
0879 Louis III, crowned King of France on April - 10.
0879 Louis II, the stutterer, King of France (877-79), dies on this day in history.
0947 Hugo van Arles, count of Arles/king of Italy, dies on this day in history.
0948 King Hugh of Italy on April - 10.
1008 Notger, bishop of Luik (972-1008), dies on April - 10.
1362 Machteld, countess of Holland, dies on April - 10.
1407 On this day in history the lama Deshin Shekpa visits the Ming Dynasty capital at Nanjing. He is awarded with the title Great Treasure Prince of Dharma.
1500 On this day in history france captures duke Ludovico Sforza of Milan
1512 Pope Julius II opens 5th Council of Lateranen on April - 10.
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 April - 10.
1533 On this day in history frederik I, King of Denmark/Norway (1523-33), dies at 61
1545 Costanzo Festa, Italian composer on this day in history.
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 On April - 10 hugo Grotius, Holland, jurist, father of international law
1585 On this day in history gregory XIII, [Ugo Buoncampagni], Italian Pope (1572-85), dies
1589 On this day in history spanish troops conquer Geertruidenberg
1633 Werner Fabricius, composer on April - 10.
1640 Agostino Agazzari, Italian composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.
1656 Dutch fleet occupiers Colombo Ceylon on this day in history.
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 The first law regulating copyright is issued in Great Britain on April - 10.
1712 Yusuf Nabi, Turkish poet (Hayriye), dies at about 77 on April - 10.
1723 Claude F Tserclaes, South Neth earl of Tilly, dies at 74 on April - 10.
1731 Maximilian Dietrich Freisslich, composer, dies at 58 on April - 10.
1737 On April - 10 francois Giroust, composer
1739 On April - 10 dick Turpin executed in England for horse stealing