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Historical Events In April - 04

Monday, 04 July 2022

0188  On April - 04 caracalla, [Marcus Aureiius Antoniius], Roman emperor (211-17)  

0397  On this day in history ambrosius, gov of Liguria/bishop of Milan (374-97)/saint, dies  

0896  On April - 04 formosus ends his reign as Catholic Pope  

0896  Formosus, Pope (891-96), dies on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

1417  John van Touraine, 1st husband of Jacoba of Bavaria, dies on April - 04.  

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

1527  Abraham Ortelius, [Ortels/Hortels], South Neth geographer on April - 04.  

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  Mauritius van Saksen begins alliance with Karel Anikita Stroganov on April - 04.  

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

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

1581  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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  On this day in history christian IV succeeds Frederik II as king of Denmark  

1588  On April - 04 frederik II, King of Denmark/Norway (1559-88), dies at 53  

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

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

1625  On this day in history viceroy Frederik Henry marries Amalia countess von Solms-Braunfels  

1643  On April - 04 simon Episcopius, [Bisschop], Dutch theologist, dies at 60  

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

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

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  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  Abraham Ortelius, [Ortels/Hortels], South Neth geographer was born on April - 04.  

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

1593  On this day in history birth of edward Nicholas, English statesman (d. 1669)  

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

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

1688  Joseph-Nicolas Delisle, French astronomer (d. 1768) was born on April - 04.  

Famous Deaths In April - 04

Famous People Died On This Day In History

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

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 this day in history.  

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

1284  On April - 04 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  On this day in history 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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