Historical Events In April - 13
Thursday, 24 June 2021
0799 On this day in history paulus Diaconus Warnafridi, Longobardisch writer, dies
0814 Krum of Bulgaria on April - 13.
0837 Best view of Halley's Comet in 2000 years on this day in history.
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 Bishop Gebhard van Eichstattt named Pope Victor II on this day in history.
1111 Pope Paschalis II crowns Roman catholics-German king Hendrik II on this day in history.
1180 Republic day of Gelnhausen on April - 13.
1204 Crusaders occupy Constantinople on April - 13.
1241 On this day in history battle at Theiss: Mongols beat Hungarian King Béla IV
1250 On this day in history 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 Boleslaw the Pious, Polish duke on April - 13.
1346 Pope Clemens VI declares German emperor Louis of Bavaria, envoy on this day in history.
1367 On April - 13 battle at Nájera Spain: Castile & England beat Aragon & France
1517 Osmaanse army occupies Cairo on this day in history.
1517 On April - 13 tuman Bey, last Mamelukken sultan of Egypt, hanged
1519 On April - 13 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 Elisabeth van Valois, French queen of Spain/daughter of Henri II on this day in history.
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 Edict of Nantes grants political rights to French Huguenots on April - 13.
1598 On this day in history edict of Nantes grants political rights to French Huguenots Countdown to the revolution starts
1612 On April - 13 sasaki Kojirō, Japanese samurai
1626 Aert Jansz van Nes, Lt-admiral, baptised on this day in history.
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 Jean de La Fontaine, poet, dies on this day in history.
1713 On April - 13 pierre de Jelyotte, composer
1721 John Hanson, Maryland, 1st US Pres under Articles of Confederation on April - 13.
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 Thomas Percy, English literary/bishop of Dromore on April - 13.