Historical Events In April - 10
Sunday, 24 January 2021
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 April - 10.
0847 St Leo IV begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0879 France's Louis II (the Stammerer) dies at Compiègne at age 32 after an ineffectual reign of 18 months on April - 10.
0879 Louis III, crowned King of France on this day in history.
0879 Louis II, the stutterer, King of France (877-79), dies on this day in history.
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 Notger, bishop of Luik (972-1008), dies on this day in history.
1362 On this day in history 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 April - 10 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 this day in history.
1516 On April - 10 1st ghetto, Jews are compelled to live in specific area of Venice
1533 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1569 Emilia van Nassau, daughter of Willem of Orange & Anna of Saxon on April - 10.
1583 On this day in history hugo Grotius, Holland, jurist, father of international law
1585 Gregory XIII, [Ugo Buoncampagni], Italian Pope (1572-85), dies on this day in history.
1589 On this day in history spanish troops conquer Geertruidenberg
1633 Werner Fabricius, composer on this day in history.
1640 Agostino Agazzari, Italian composer, dies at 61 on April - 10.
1656 On this day in history dutch fleet occupiers Colombo Ceylon
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 this day in history 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 Yusuf Nabi, Turkish poet (Hayriye), dies at about 77 on April - 10.
1723 Claude F Tserclaes, South Neth earl of Tilly, dies at 74 on this day in history.
1731 Maximilian Dietrich Freisslich, composer, dies at 58 on this day in history.
1737 Francois Giroust, composer on April - 10.
1739 On this day in history dick Turpin executed in England for horse stealing