Historical Events For April - 10
Wednesday, 26 April 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 St Leo IV begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0879 France's Louis II (the Stammerer) dies at Compiègne at age 32 after an ineffectual reign of 18 months on this day in history.
0879 Louis III, crowned King of France on April - 10.
0879 On this day in history louis II, the stutterer, King of France (877-79), dies
0947 On April - 10 hugo van Arles, count of Arles/king of Italy, dies
0948 On this day in history king Hugh of Italy
1008 On this day in history notger, bishop of Luik (972-1008), dies
1362 On April - 10 machteld, countess of Holland, dies
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 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 April - 10 1st ghetto, Jews are compelled to live in specific area of Venice
1533 On this day in history frederik I, King of Denmark/Norway (1523-33), dies at 61
1545 On April - 10 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 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 April - 10 spanish troops conquer Geertruidenberg
1633 On April - 10 werner Fabricius, composer
1640 Agostino Agazzari, Italian composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.
1656 On this day in history dutch fleet occupiers Colombo Ceylon
1682 On April - 10 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 this day in history duke Victor Amadeus of Savoye attacks Casale
1695 On April - 10 balthazar Huydecoper, Dutch translator/historian
1710 On April - 10 the first law regulating copyright is issued in Great Britain.
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 On April - 10 maximilian Dietrich Freisslich, composer, dies at 58
1737 On this day in history francois Giroust, composer
1739 Dick Turpin executed in England for horse stealing on April - 10.