Historical Events Happened In April - 10
Saturday, 31 January 2015
0401 On this day in history theodosius II, the Younger, Eastern Roman emperor
0837 On April - 10 comet 1P/837 F1 (Halley) approaches within 0.0334 AUs of Earth
0847 St Leo IV begins his reign as Catholic Pope on April - 10.
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 April - 10.
0879 Louis II, the stutterer, King of France (877-79), dies on this day in history.
0947 On this day in history hugo van Arles, count of Arles/king of Italy, dies
0948 On April - 10 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.
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 April - 10 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 April - 10 frederik I, King of Denmark/Norway (1523-33), dies at 61
1545 On this day in history costanzo Festa, Italian composer
1552 Henri II of France occupies Metz on April - 10.
1569 On this day in history emilia van Nassau, daughter of Willem of Orange & Anna of Saxon
1583 On this day in history hugo Grotius, Holland, jurist, father of international law
1585 Gregory XIII, [Ugo Buoncampagni], Italian Pope (1572-85), dies on this day in history.
1589 Spanish troops conquer Geertruidenberg on April - 10.
1633 On April - 10 werner Fabricius, composer
1640 Agostino Agazzari, Italian composer, dies at 61 on April - 10.
1656 Dutch fleet occupiers Colombo Ceylon on April - 10.
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 Duke Victor Amadeus of Savoye attacks Casale on this day in history.
1695 Balthazar Huydecoper, Dutch translator/historian on April - 10.
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 this day in history.
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 On April - 10 francois Giroust, composer
1739 On April - 10 dick Turpin executed in England for horse stealing