Historical Events In December - 13
Tuesday, 14 July 2020
0838 On this day in history pippijn I, King of Aquitania, dies
0863 On December - 13 boudouin with the Iron Arm weds Charles de Kales' daughter Judith
1048 On December - 13 al-Biruni, Arabic royal astrologer, dies at 74
1124 Callistus II, [Guido di Borgogna], Italian Pope (1119-24), dies on December - 13.
1126 Hendrik IX, the Black, Duke of Bayern (1120-26), dies on this day in history.
1204 Maimonides, Jewish philosopher/talmudic scholar, dies in Cairo at 69 on this day in history.
1250 Frederick II, German Emperor (1212-1250), dies at 55 on December - 13.
1294 Pope Coelestinus V ends term on this day in history.
1404 On December - 13 albrecht, duke of Bavaria, dies at 74
1521 On this day in history sixtus V, [Felice Peretti/"Montalto"], bishop of Fermo/Pope (1585-90)
1521 On this day in history manoel I "the Great", King of Portugal (1495-1521), dies at 52
1533 Erik XIV Wasa, king of Sweden (1560-69) on this day in history.
1545 Council of Trent (19th ecumenical council) opens on this day in history.
1553 Henry IV, 1st Bourbon-king of Navarre/France (1572/89-1610) on this day in history.
1557 Niccolo Tartaglia, Italian mathematician, dies on this day in history.
1565 Konrad von Gesner, naturalist, dies at 49 on this day in history.
1570 On December - 13 sweden/Denmark signs Peace of Stettin
1572 Spanish army beats Geuzen fleet under admiral Lumey on this day in history.
1574 Selam II Sari, the blonde, sultan of Turkey (1566-74), dies at 50 on this day in history.
1577 Francis Drake sets sail from Plymouth, in the Golden Hind, on his round the world voyage on this day in history.
1577 On this day in history sir Francis Drake sets sail from England to go around the world
1577 Sir Francis Drake sets sail from England to go around world on December - 13.
1603 On this day in history franciscus Vieta, mathematician, dies in Paris at 63
1621 On December - 13 emperor Ferdinand II delegates 1st anti-Reformation decree
1622 On this day in history jan Campanus, composer, dies at 50
1636 The Massachusetts Bay Colony organizes three militia regiments to defend the colony against the Pequot Indians. This organization is recognized today as the founding of the United States National Guard on December - 13.
1642 On this day in history new Zealand discovered by Dutch navigator Abel Tasman
1642 On this day in history new Zealand discovered by the Dutch navigator, Abel Tasman
1643 On December - 13 english Civil War: The Battle of Alton takes place in Hampshire.
1668 On December - 13 jean Racines "Britannicus," premieres in Paris
1672 On December - 13 jan II Kazimierz, king of Poland (1648-68), dies at 63
1693 Dodoftei, Romanian metropolitan of Moldavia/writer (Saint Lives), dies on this day in history.
1724 On December - 13 aepinus, [Franz UT Hoch], German physician/physicist
1729 On this day in history anthony Collins, Engl philosopher (On Liberty & Necessity), dies at 53