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Historical Events In April - 04

Tuesday, 07 July 2020

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

0397  On this day in history 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  Formosus, Pope (891-96), dies on April - 04.  

1081  On April - 04 alexius I Comnenus occupies Byzantine throne  

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 April - 04 nicholas IV, [Girolamo Masci], Pope (1288-92), dies  

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

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

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

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

1541  Ignatius of Loyola becomes first superior-general of the Jesuits on April - 04.  

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 this day in history.  

1581  On April - 04 frances Drake completres circumnavigation of the world  

1581  Frances Drake completres circumnavigation of the world, proving the earth is not flat on April - 04.  

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

1581  On April - 04 frances Drake completes circumnavigation of world  

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 April - 04.  

1588  Frederik II, King of Denmark/Norway (1559-88), dies at 53 on April - 04.  

1604  On April - 04 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 April - 04.  

1643  On this day in history simon Episcopius, [Bisschop], Dutch theologist, dies at 60  

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  On April - 04 battle at Postage Farina, Tunis: English fleet beats Barbarian pirates  

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

1660  English king Charles II sends Declaration of Breda (freedom of religion) on April - 04.  

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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 April - 04.  

1492  Ambrosius Blarer, German reformer (d. 1564) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

1593  Edward Nicholas, English statesman (d. 1669) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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 this day in history.  

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

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

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  

1305  Death of Jeanne of Navarre, wife of Philip IV of France (b. circa 1217) on this day in history.  

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

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