Historical Events In April - 10
Monday, 28 September 2020
0401 On April - 10 theodosius II, the Younger, Eastern Roman emperor
0837 Comet 1P/837 F1 (Halley) approaches within 0.0334 AUs of Earth on this day in history.
0847 St Leo IV begins his reign as Catholic Pope on April - 10.
0879 On April - 10 france's Louis II (the Stammerer) dies at Compiègne at age 32 after an ineffectual reign of 18 months
0879 Louis III, crowned King of France on April - 10.
0879 Louis II, the stutterer, King of France (877-79), dies on April - 10.
0947 Hugo van Arles, count of Arles/king of Italy, dies on April - 10.
0948 King Hugh of Italy on this day in history.
1008 On April - 10 notger, bishop of Luik (972-1008), dies
1362 Machteld, countess of Holland, dies on April - 10.
1407 On April - 10 the lama Deshin Shekpa visits the Ming Dynasty capital at Nanjing. He is awarded with the title Great Treasure Prince of Dharma.
1500 On April - 10 france captures duke Ludovico Sforza of Milan
1512 Pope Julius II opens 5th Council of Lateranen on April - 10.
1512 James V, king of Scotland (1513-42) on this day in history.
1516 On April - 10 1st ghetto, Jews are compelled to live in specific area of Venice
1533 On April - 10 frederik I, King of Denmark/Norway (1523-33), dies at 61
1545 Costanzo Festa, Italian composer on April - 10.
1552 Henri II of France occupies Metz on April - 10.
1569 Emilia van Nassau, daughter of Willem of Orange & Anna of Saxon on April - 10.
1583 Hugo Grotius, Holland, jurist, father of international law on April - 10.
1585 Gregory XIII, [Ugo Buoncampagni], Italian Pope (1572-85), dies on this day in history.
1589 Spanish troops conquer Geertruidenberg on April - 10.
1633 On this day in history werner Fabricius, composer
1640 Agostino Agazzari, Italian composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.
1656 Dutch fleet occupiers Colombo Ceylon on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1695 On this day in history balthazar Huydecoper, Dutch translator/historian
1710 The first law regulating copyright is issued in Great Britain on this day in history.
1712 On this day in history yusuf Nabi, Turkish poet (Hayriye), dies at about 77
1723 On April - 10 claude F Tserclaes, South Neth earl of Tilly, dies at 74
1731 Maximilian Dietrich Freisslich, composer, dies at 58 on April - 10.
1737 Francois Giroust, composer on April - 10.
1739 Dick Turpin executed in England for horse stealing on this day in history.