Historical Events For April - 10
Sunday, 04 December 2016
0401 Theodosius II, the Younger, Eastern Roman emperor on April - 10.
0837 Comet 1P/837 F1 (Halley) approaches within 0.0334 AUs of Earth on April - 10.
0847 On this day in history st Leo IV begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0879 France's Louis II (the Stammerer) dies at Compiègne at age 32 after an ineffectual reign of 18 months on April - 10.
0879 On April - 10 louis III, crowned King of France
0879 Louis II, the stutterer, King of France (877-79), dies on April - 10.
0947 On April - 10 hugo van Arles, count of Arles/king of Italy, dies
0948 On April - 10 king Hugh of Italy
1008 On April - 10 notger, bishop of Luik (972-1008), dies
1362 On this day in history 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 April - 10.
1500 France captures duke Ludovico Sforza of Milan on April - 10.
1512 On April - 10 pope Julius II opens 5th Council of Lateranen
1512 On this day in history james V, king of Scotland (1513-42)
1516 On this day in history 1st ghetto, Jews are compelled to live in specific area of Venice
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 On April - 10 henri II of France occupies Metz
1569 Emilia van Nassau, daughter of Willem of Orange & Anna of Saxon on this day in history.
1583 Hugo Grotius, Holland, jurist, father of international law on this day in history.
1585 Gregory XIII, [Ugo Buoncampagni], Italian Pope (1572-85), dies on this day in history.
1589 Spanish troops conquer Geertruidenberg on this day in history.
1633 Werner Fabricius, composer on this day in history.
1640 On this day in history agostino Agazzari, Italian composer, dies at 61
1656 On this day in history dutch fleet occupiers Colombo Ceylon
1682 Louisiana USA René-Robert Cavelier de La Salle 1643-1687 starts return trip up the Mississippi with Tonty, after claiming Louisiana for France on April - 10.
1694 Duke Victor Amadeus of Savoye attacks Casale on April - 10.
1695 Balthazar Huydecoper, Dutch translator/historian on this day in history.
1710 On this day in history the first law regulating copyright is issued in Great Britain.
1712 Yusuf Nabi, Turkish poet (Hayriye), dies at about 77 on this day in history.
1723 On this day in history claude F Tserclaes, South Neth earl of Tilly, dies at 74
1731 Maximilian Dietrich Freisslich, composer, dies at 58 on April - 10.
1737 On April - 10 francois Giroust, composer
1739 On this day in history dick Turpin executed in England for horse stealing