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Historical Events In April - 04

Tuesday, 15 June 2021

0188  Caracalla, [Marcus Aureiius Antoniius], Roman emperor (211-17) on this day in history.  

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

0896  On this day in history formosus ends his reign as Catholic Pope  

0896  On this day in history formosus, Pope (891-96), dies  

1081  Alexius I Comnenus occupies Byzantine throne on April - 04.  

1229  On April - 04 hugo van Pierrepont, bishop of Liege, dies  

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

1292  On this day in history nicholas IV, [Girolamo Masci], Pope (1288-92), dies  

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

1406  On April - 04 robert III, King of Scotland (1390-1406), dies  

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

1460  On this day in history university of Basle in Swizerland forms  

1527  On this day in history abraham Ortelius, [Ortels/Hortels], South Neth geographer  

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

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 this day in history mauritius van Saksen begins alliance with Karel Anikita Stroganov  

1558  On April - 04 czar Ivan IV gives parts of North-Russia to fur traders  

1581  Frances Drake completres circumnavigation of the world on this day in history.  

1581  Frances Drake completres circumnavigation of the world, proving the earth is not flat on this day in history.  

1581  On April - 04 francis Drake completes circumnavigation of the world and is knighted  

1581  Frances Drake completes circumnavigation of world on this day in history.  

1585  Caspar de Robles, Spanish viceroy of Frisia, dies at about 57 on April - 04.  

1588  Christian IV succeeds Frederik II as king of Denmark on April - 04.  

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

1604  Thomas Churchyard, poet/pamphleteer, dies on April - 04.  

1617  John Napier, Scottish mathematician/inventor (logarithms), dies on April - 04.  

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 April - 04.  

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

1655  On this day in history battle at Postage Farina, Tunis English fleet beats Barbarian pirates  

1655  Battle at Postage Farina, Tunis: English fleet beats Barbarian pirates on April - 04.  

1660  English King Charles II ends Declaration of Breda (freedom of religion) on this day in history.  

1660  On April - 04 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  On this day in history birth of caracalla, Roman emperor (d. 217)  

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

1527  On this day in history birth of abraham Ortelius, [Ortels/Hortels], South Neth geographer  

1572  On April - 04 birth of william Strachey, English writer (d. 1621)  

1593  Edward Nicholas, English statesman (d. 1669) was born on April - 04.  

1646  On April - 04 birth of antoine Galland, French archaeologist (d. 1715)  

1648  Grinling Gibbons, sculptor/woodcarver was born on this day in history.  

1688  On this day in history 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 April - 04.  

0896  On this day in history formosus, Pope (891-96), dies  

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 April - 04.  

1305  On April - 04 death of jeanne of Navarre, wife of Philip IV of France (b. circa 1217)  

1393  On this day in history floris van Wevelinkhoven, bishop of Utrecht, dies  

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