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Historical Events In April - 13

Sunday, 07 March 2021

0799  Paulus Diaconus Warnafridi, Longobardisch writer, dies on April - 13.  

0814  Krum of Bulgaria on April - 13.  

0837  On this day in history 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 April - 13.  

1055  On April - 13 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 April - 13 republic day of Gelnhausen  

1204  Crusaders occupy Constantinople on this day in history.  

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

1250  On April - 13 the Seventh Crusade is defeated in Egypt, Louis IX of France is captured.  

1256  The Grand Union of the Augustinian order formed when Pope Alexander IV issues a papal bull Licet ecclesiae catholicae on April - 13.  

1279  On April - 13 boleslaw the Pious, Polish duke  

1346  On April - 13 pope Clemens VI declares German emperor Louis of Bavaria, envoy  

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

1517  On April - 13 osmaanse army occupies Cairo  

1517  On April - 13 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  Catherine de' Médici, Queen of Spain/daughter of Henry II on April - 13.  

1545  On April - 13 elisabeth van Valois, French queen of Spain/daughter of Henri II  

1556  On this day in history portuguese Marranos who revert back to Judaism burned by order of Pope  

1593  Thomas Wentworth, London, earl of Strafford/Viceroy of Ireland on this day in history.  

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

1598  On April - 13 edict of Nantes grants political rights to French Huguenots Countdown to the revolution starts  

1612  On this day in history sasaki Kojirō, Japanese samurai  

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

1640  On this day in history english Short Parliament forms (- May 5)  

1668  John Dryden (36) becomes 1st English poet laureate on April - 13.  

1695  On this day in history jean de La Fontaine, poet, dies  

1713  On April - 13 pierre de Jelyotte, composer  

1721  John Hanson, Maryland, 1st US Pres under Articles of Confederation on this day in history.  

1722  Charles Leslie, Irish controversialist, dies on April - 13.  

1728  Johann Christoph Schmidt, composer, dies at 63 on April - 13.  

1729  Thomas Percy, English literary/bishop of Dromore on April - 13.  

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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 this day in history.  

1519  On this day in history birth of catherine de' Médici, Queen of Spain/daughter of Henry II  

1519  De Medicis, queen consort (Henry II of France) was born on April - 13.  

1545  Elisabeth van Valois, French queen of Spain/daughter of Henri II was born on this day in history.  

1547  Elisabeth of Valois, third wife of Philip II of Spain (d. 1568) was born on this day in history.  

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

1573  Christina of Holstein-Gottorp, queen consort of Sweden (d. 1625) was born on this day in history.  

1584  Albert VI of Bavaria (d. 1666) was born on April - 13.  

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Famous Deaths In April - 13

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0799  Paulus Diaconus Warnafridi, Longobardisch writer, dies on this day in history.  

0814  On April - 13 death of krum of Bulgaria  

1093  Death of Prince Vsevolod I of Kiev (b. 1030) on this day in history.  

1279  Death of Boleslaw the Pious, Polish duke on this day in history.  

1517  Death of Tuman Bey, last Mamelukken sultan of Egypt, hanged on April - 13.  

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

1635  Death of Fakhr-al-Din II, Druze Prince of Lebanon (b. 1572) on April - 13.  

1641  On this day in history death of richard Montagu, English clergyman (b. 1577)  

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