Historical Events For April - 10
Thursday, 24 August 2017
0401 Theodosius II, the Younger, Eastern Roman emperor on April - 10.
0837 On April - 10 comet 1P/837 F1 (Halley) approaches within 0.0334 AUs of Earth
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 Louis III, crowned King of France on this day in history.
0879 On April - 10 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 King Hugh of Italy on this day in history.
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 France captures duke Ludovico Sforza of Milan on April - 10.
1512 On April - 10 pope Julius II opens 5th Council of Lateranen
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 this day in history.
1533 On April - 10 frederik I, King of Denmark/Norway (1523-33), dies at 61
1545 Costanzo Festa, Italian composer on April - 10.
1552 On this day in history henri II of France occupies Metz
1569 On this day in history 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 Gregory XIII, [Ugo Buoncampagni], Italian Pope (1572-85), dies on April - 10.
1589 Spanish troops conquer Geertruidenberg on this day in history.
1633 Werner Fabricius, composer on this day in history.
1640 On April - 10 agostino Agazzari, Italian composer, dies at 61
1656 Dutch fleet occupiers Colombo Ceylon on April - 10.
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 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 On this day in history yusuf Nabi, Turkish poet (Hayriye), dies at about 77
1723 Claude F Tserclaes, South Neth earl of Tilly, dies at 74 on this day in history.
1731 Maximilian Dietrich Freisslich, composer, dies at 58 on April - 10.
1737 On this day in history francois Giroust, composer
1739 On April - 10 dick Turpin executed in England for horse stealing