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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.  

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

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

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

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

1570  On April - 13 birth of guy Fawkes, English Catholic conspirator (d. 1606)  

1573  Christina of Holstein-Gottorp, queen consort of Sweden (d. 1625) was born on April - 13.  

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  Death of Krum of Bulgaria on April - 13.  

1093  On April - 13 death of prince Vsevolod I of Kiev (b. 1030)  

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

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

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

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