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Historical Events Happened In April - 10

Wednesday, 20 August 2014

0401  On this day in history theodosius II, the Younger, Eastern Roman emperor  

0837  Comet 1P/837 F1 (Halley) approaches within 0.0334 AUs of Earth on this day in history.  

0847  St Leo IV begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.  

0879  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

0879  On this day in history 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  On this day in history notger, bishop of Luik (972-1008), dies  

1362  Machteld, countess of Holland, dies on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history france captures duke Ludovico Sforza of Milan  

1512  On this day in history 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  Henri II of France occupies Metz on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history spanish troops conquer Geertruidenberg  

1633  On this day in history werner Fabricius, composer  

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 this day in history.  

1694  On this day in history duke Victor Amadeus of Savoye attacks Casale  

1695  On this day in history balthazar Huydecoper, Dutch translator/historian  

1710  The first law regulating copyright is issued in Great Britain on this day in history.  

1712  On this day in history yusuf Nabi, Turkish poet (Hayriye), dies at about 77  

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 this day in history.  

1737  On this day in history francois Giroust, composer  

1739  On this day in history dick Turpin executed in England for horse stealing  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1389  On this day in history birth of cosimo de' Medici, ruler of Florence (d. 1464)  

1512  On this day in history birth of james V, king of Scotland (1513-42)  

1569  On this day in history birth of emilia van Nassau, daughter of Willem of Orange & Anna of Saxon  

1583  Hugo Grotius, Holland, jurist, father of international law was born on this day in history.  

1633  Werner Fabricius, composer was born on this day in history.  

1651  On this day in history birth of ehrenfried Walther von Tschirnhaus, German mathematician (d. 1708)  

1656  On this day in history birth of rené Lepage de Ste-Claire, lord-founder of the town of Rimouski, in New France (d. 1718)  

1695  On this day in history birth of balthazar Huydecoper, Dutch translator/historian  

Famous Deaths In April - 10

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0879  On this day in history louis II, the stutterer, King of France (877-79), dies  

0947  Hugo van Arles, count of Arles/king of Italy, dies on this day in history.  

0948  On this day in history death of king Hugh of Italy  

1008  Notger, bishop of Luik (972-1008), dies on this day in history.  

1362  Machteld, countess of Holland, dies on this day in history.  

1533  On this day in history frederik I, King of Denmark/Norway (1523-33), dies at 61  

1545  Death of Costanzo Festa, Italian composer on this day in history.  

1585  Gregory XIII, [Ugo Buoncampagni], Italian Pope (1572-85), dies on this day in history.