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Historical Events In April - 04

Friday, 18 September 2020

0188  On this day in history caracalla, [Marcus Aureiius Antoniius], Roman emperor (211-17)  

0397  On April - 04 ambrosius, gov of Liguria/bishop of Milan (374-97)/saint, dies  

0896  Formosus ends his reign as Catholic Pope on April - 04.  

0896  Formosus, Pope (891-96), dies on April - 04.  

1081  On this day in history alexius I Comnenus occupies Byzantine throne  

1229  On this day in history hugo van Pierrepont, bishop of Liege, dies  

1284  On this day in history alfonso X, "El Sabio" King of Castile/Leon (1252-84), dies at 62  

1292  Nicholas IV, [Girolamo Masci], Pope (1288-92), dies on April - 04.  

1393  Floris van Wevelinkhoven, bishop of Utrecht, dies on April - 04.  

1406  Robert III, King of Scotland (1390-1406), dies on April - 04.  

1417  On this day in history john van Touraine, 1st husband of Jacoba of Bavaria, dies  

1460  University of Basle in Swizerland forms on April - 04.  

1527  Abraham Ortelius, [Ortels/Hortels], South Neth geographer on this day in history.  

1541  On April - 04 ignatius of Loyola becomes 1st superior-General of the Jesuits  

1541  On April - 04 ignatius of Loyola becomes first superior-general of the Jesuits  

1541  Ignatius of Loyola becomes 1st superior-general of Jesuits on April - 04.  

1552  On April - 04 mauritius van Saksen begins alliance with Karel Anikita Stroganov  

1558  Czar Ivan IV gives parts of North-Russia to fur traders on April - 04.  

1581  Frances Drake completres circumnavigation of the world on April - 04.  

1581  On April - 04 frances Drake completres circumnavigation of the world, proving the earth is not flat  

1581  Francis Drake completes circumnavigation of the world and is knighted on April - 04.  

1581  Frances Drake completes circumnavigation of world on April - 04.  

1585  On April - 04 caspar de Robles, Spanish viceroy of Frisia, dies at about 57  

1588  Christian IV succeeds Frederik II as king of Denmark on this day in history.  

1588  On this day in history frederik II, King of Denmark/Norway (1559-88), dies at 53  

1604  On this day in history thomas Churchyard, poet/pamphleteer, dies  

1617  On this day in history john Napier, Scottish mathematician/inventor (logarithms), dies  

1625  Viceroy Frederik Henry marries Amalia countess von Solms-Braunfels on this day in history.  

1643  Simon Episcopius, [Bisschop], Dutch theologist, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

1648  On this day in history grinling Gibbons, sculptor/woodcarver  

1655  Battle at Postage Farina, Tunis English fleet beats Barbarian pirates on this day in history.  

1655  Battle at Postage Farina, Tunis: English fleet beats Barbarian pirates on this day in history.  

1660  On this day in history english King Charles II ends Declaration of Breda (freedom of religion)  

1660  On this day in history english king Charles II sends Declaration of Breda (freedom of religion)  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 04

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0186  Caracalla, Roman emperor (d. 217) was born on this day in history.  

1492  Ambrosius Blarer, German reformer (d. 1564) was born on April - 04.  

1527  On April - 04 birth of abraham Ortelius, [Ortels/Hortels], South Neth geographer  

1572  William Strachey, English writer (d. 1621) was born on this day in history.  

1593  On April - 04 birth of edward Nicholas, English statesman (d. 1669)  

1646  Antoine Galland, French archaeologist (d. 1715) was born on this day in history.  

1648  Grinling Gibbons, sculptor/woodcarver was born on April - 04.  

1688  On April - 04 birth of joseph-Nicolas Delisle, French astronomer (d. 1768)  

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Famous Deaths In April - 04

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0397  Ambrosius, gov of Liguria/bishop of Milan (374-97)/saint, dies on this day in history.  

0636  Death of Saint Isidore of Seville, Church Father and the proposed patron of Internet (b. cira 560) on this day in history.  

0896  Formosus, Pope (891-96), dies on April - 04.  

1229  Hugo van Pierrepont, bishop of Liege, dies on April - 04.  

1284  On this day in history alfonso X, "El Sabio" King of Castile/Leon (1252-84), dies at 62  

1292  Nicholas IV, [Girolamo Masci], Pope (1288-92), dies on this day in history.  

1305  Death of Jeanne of Navarre, wife of Philip IV of France (b. circa 1217) on April - 04.  

1393  Floris van Wevelinkhoven, bishop of Utrecht, dies on this day in history.  

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