Historical Events In April - 13
Sunday, 27 September 2020
0799 On this day in history paulus Diaconus Warnafridi, Longobardisch writer, dies
0814 On April - 13 krum of Bulgaria
0837 On April - 13 best view of Halley's Comet in 2000 years
0989 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 on this day in history.
0989 Battle at Abydos: Byzantine emperor Basilius II beats Bardas Phocas on April - 13.
1055 Bishop Gebhard van Eichstattt named Pope Victor II on this day in history.
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 Battle at Theiss: Mongols beat Hungarian King Béla IV on this day in history.
1250 On this day in history the Seventh Crusade is defeated in Egypt, Louis IX of France is captured.
1256 On April - 13 the Grand Union of the Augustinian order formed when Pope Alexander IV issues a papal bull Licet ecclesiae catholicae.
1279 Boleslaw the Pious, Polish duke on April - 13.
1346 Pope Clemens VI declares German emperor Louis of Bavaria, envoy on April - 13.
1367 Battle at Nájera Spain: Castile & England beat Aragon & France on April - 13.
1517 On this day in history osmaanse army occupies Cairo
1517 On this day in history tuman Bey, last Mamelukken sultan of Egypt, hanged
1519 On this day in history the birth of Catherine de Medicis, Queen consort of Henry II of France
1519 On this day in history catherine de' Médici, Queen of Spain/daughter of Henry II
1545 On April - 13 elisabeth van Valois, French queen of Spain/daughter of Henri II
1556 Portuguese Marranos who revert back to Judaism burned by order of Pope on this day in history.
1593 On this day in history thomas Wentworth, London, earl of Strafford/Viceroy of Ireland
1598 On April - 13 edict of Nantes grants political rights to French Huguenots
1598 On April - 13 edict of Nantes grants political rights to French Huguenots Countdown to the revolution starts
1612 Sasaki Kojirō, Japanese samurai on April - 13.
1626 Aert Jansz van Nes, Lt-admiral, baptised on this day in history.
1640 English Short Parliament forms (- May 5) on this day in history.
1668 On April - 13 john Dryden (36) becomes 1st English poet laureate
1695 On April - 13 jean de La Fontaine, poet, dies
1713 Pierre de Jelyotte, composer on April - 13.
1721 On April - 13 john Hanson, Maryland, 1st US Pres under Articles of Confederation
1722 Charles Leslie, Irish controversialist, dies on April - 13.
1728 Johann Christoph Schmidt, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.
1729 Thomas Percy, English literary/bishop of Dromore on April - 13.