Historical Events For April - 10
Thursday, 23 February 2017
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 this day in history.
0847 On April - 10 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 On April - 10 louis III, crowned King of France
0879 On April - 10 louis II, the stutterer, King of France (877-79), dies
0947 Hugo van Arles, count of Arles/king of Italy, dies on April - 10.
0948 On April - 10 king Hugh of Italy
1008 On this day in history notger, bishop of Luik (972-1008), dies
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 April - 10 france captures duke Ludovico Sforza of Milan
1512 On this day in history pope Julius II opens 5th Council of Lateranen
1512 James V, king of Scotland (1513-42) on April - 10.
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 Costanzo Festa, Italian composer on April - 10.
1552 On April - 10 henri II of France occupies Metz
1569 On April - 10 emilia van Nassau, daughter of Willem of Orange & Anna of Saxon
1583 Hugo Grotius, Holland, jurist, father of international law on this day in history.
1585 On April - 10 gregory XIII, [Ugo Buoncampagni], Italian Pope (1572-85), dies
1589 Spanish troops conquer Geertruidenberg on April - 10.
1633 Werner Fabricius, composer on this day in history.
1640 Agostino Agazzari, Italian composer, dies at 61 on April - 10.
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 On April - 10 duke Victor Amadeus of Savoye attacks Casale
1695 On April - 10 balthazar Huydecoper, Dutch translator/historian
1710 The first law regulating copyright is issued in Great Britain on this day in history.
1712 Yusuf Nabi, Turkish poet (Hayriye), dies at about 77 on April - 10.
1723 On this day in history claude F Tserclaes, South Neth earl of Tilly, dies at 74
1731 On this day in history maximilian Dietrich Freisslich, composer, dies at 58
1737 On April - 10 francois Giroust, composer
1739 On April - 10 dick Turpin executed in England for horse stealing