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Historical Events In April - 13

Friday, 03 July 2020

0799  On this day in history paulus Diaconus Warnafridi, Longobardisch writer, dies  

0814  Krum of Bulgaria on this day in history.  

0837  On April - 13 best view of Halley's Comet in 2000 years  

0989  On this day in history the Byzantine emperor Basil II uses 6,000 Russians to help him defeat Bardas Phocas at Abydos in Anatolia April 13, ending the threat to Constantinople  

0989  Battle at Abydos: Byzantine emperor Basilius II beats Bardas Phocas on this day in history.  

1055  On this day in history bishop Gebhard van Eichstattt named Pope Victor II  

1111  On this day in history pope Paschalis II crowns Roman catholics-German king Hendrik II  

1180  On this day in history republic day of Gelnhausen  

1204  On this day in history crusaders occupy Constantinople  

1241  On April - 13 battle at Theiss: Mongols beat Hungarian King Béla IV  

1250  The Seventh Crusade is defeated in Egypt, Louis IX of France is captured on this day in history.  

1256  On this day in history the Grand Union of the Augustinian order formed when Pope Alexander IV issues a papal bull Licet ecclesiae catholicae.  

1279  On this day in history boleslaw the Pious, Polish duke  

1346  On this day in history pope Clemens VI declares German emperor Louis of Bavaria, envoy  

1367  On April - 13 battle at Nájera Spain: Castile & England beat Aragon & France  

1517  Osmaanse army occupies Cairo on April - 13.  

1517  Tuman Bey, last Mamelukken sultan of Egypt, hanged on this day in history.  

1519  On April - 13 the birth of Catherine de Medicis, Queen consort of Henry II of France  

1519  On April - 13 catherine de' Médici, Queen of Spain/daughter of Henry II  

1545  On this day in history elisabeth van Valois, French queen of Spain/daughter of Henri II  

1556  On April - 13 portuguese Marranos who revert back to Judaism burned by order of Pope  

1593  On this day in history thomas Wentworth, London, earl of Strafford/Viceroy of Ireland  

1598  Edict of Nantes grants political rights to French Huguenots on this day in history.  

1598  Edict of Nantes grants political rights to French Huguenots Countdown to the revolution starts on April - 13.  

1612  Sasaki Kojirō, Japanese samurai on this day in history.  

1626  Aert Jansz van Nes, Lt-admiral, baptised on April - 13.  

1640  English Short Parliament forms (- May 5) on this day in history.  

1668  John Dryden (36) becomes 1st English poet laureate on this day in history.  

1695  On April - 13 jean de La Fontaine, poet, dies  

1713  On this day in history pierre de Jelyotte, composer  

1721  On April - 13 john Hanson, Maryland, 1st US Pres under Articles of Confederation  

1722  Charles Leslie, Irish controversialist, dies on this day in history.  

1728  On this day in history johann Christoph Schmidt, composer, dies at 63  

1729  On this day in history thomas Percy, English literary/bishop of Dromore  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 13

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1506  Peter Faber, French Jesuit theologian (d. 1546) was born on April - 13.  

1519  On April - 13 birth of catherine de' Médici, Queen of Spain/daughter of Henry II  

1519  On April - 13 birth of de Medicis, queen consort (Henry II of France)  

1545  Elisabeth van Valois, French queen of Spain/daughter of Henri II was born on April - 13.  

1547  On this day in history birth of elisabeth of Valois, third wife of Philip II of Spain (d. 1568)  

1570  On this day in history birth of guy Fawkes, English Catholic conspirator (d. 1606)  

1573  On this day in history birth of christina of Holstein-Gottorp, queen consort of Sweden (d. 1625)  

1584  Albert VI of Bavaria (d. 1666) was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In April - 13

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0799  On this day in history paulus Diaconus Warnafridi, Longobardisch writer, dies  

0814  On April - 13 death of krum of Bulgaria  

1093  On this day in history death of prince Vsevolod I of Kiev (b. 1030)  

1279  Death of Boleslaw the Pious, Polish duke on April - 13.  

1517  On this day in history death of tuman Bey, last Mamelukken sultan of Egypt, hanged  

1612  Death of Sasaki Kojirō, Japanese samurai on this day in history.  

1635  On this day in history death of fakhr-al-Din II, Druze Prince of Lebanon (b. 1572)  

1641  On April - 13 death of richard Montagu, English clergyman (b. 1577)  

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