Historical Events In April - 10
Friday, 03 July 2020
0401 Theodosius II, the Younger, Eastern Roman emperor on this day in history.
0837 On this day in history comet 1P/837 F1 (Halley) approaches within 0.0334 AUs of Earth
0847 On April - 10 st Leo IV begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0879 On April - 10 france's Louis II (the Stammerer) dies at Compiègne at age 32 after an ineffectual reign of 18 months
0879 On April - 10 louis III, crowned King of France
0879 Louis II, the stutterer, King of France (877-79), dies on this day in history.
0947 On April - 10 hugo van Arles, count of Arles/king of Italy, dies
0948 On this day in history king Hugh of Italy
1008 On April - 10 notger, bishop of Luik (972-1008), dies
1362 On April - 10 machteld, countess of Holland, dies
1407 On this day in history the lama Deshin Shekpa visits the Ming Dynasty capital at Nanjing. He is awarded with the title Great Treasure Prince of Dharma.
1500 On this day in history france captures duke Ludovico Sforza of Milan
1512 On April - 10 pope Julius II opens 5th Council of Lateranen
1512 James V, king of Scotland (1513-42) on April - 10.
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 this day in history.
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 On this day in history gregory XIII, [Ugo Buoncampagni], Italian Pope (1572-85), dies
1589 On this day in history spanish troops conquer Geertruidenberg
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 April - 10 louisiana USA René-Robert Cavelier de La Salle 1643-1687 starts return trip up the Mississippi with Tonty, after claiming Louisiana for France.
1694 On April - 10 duke Victor Amadeus of Savoye attacks Casale
1695 Balthazar Huydecoper, Dutch translator/historian on this day in history.
1710 The first law regulating copyright is issued in Great Britain on April - 10.
1712 On April - 10 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 On this day in history francois Giroust, composer
1739 Dick Turpin executed in England for horse stealing on April - 10.