Historical Events In December - 13
Thursday, 13 May 2021
0838 On this day in history pippijn I, King of Aquitania, dies
0863 On this day in history boudouin with the Iron Arm weds Charles de Kales' daughter Judith
1048 On this day in history al-Biruni, Arabic royal astrologer, dies at 74
1124 On December - 13 callistus II, [Guido di Borgogna], Italian Pope (1119-24), dies
1126 Hendrik IX, the Black, Duke of Bayern (1120-26), dies on this day in history.
1204 On this day in history maimonides, Jewish philosopher/talmudic scholar, dies in Cairo at 69
1250 On December - 13 frederick II, German Emperor (1212-1250), dies at 55
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 Manoel I "the Great", King of Portugal (1495-1521), dies at 52 on this day in history.
1533 Erik XIV Wasa, king of Sweden (1560-69) on December - 13.
1545 On December - 13 council of Trent (19th ecumenical council) opens
1553 Henry IV, 1st Bourbon-king of Navarre/France (1572/89-1610) on this day in history.
1557 Niccolo Tartaglia, Italian mathematician, dies on December - 13.
1565 On December - 13 konrad von Gesner, naturalist, dies at 49
1570 Sweden/Denmark signs Peace of Stettin on December - 13.
1572 On this day in history spanish army beats Geuzen fleet under admiral Lumey
1574 Selam II Sari, the blonde, sultan of Turkey (1566-74), dies at 50 on this day in history.
1577 On this day in history francis Drake sets sail from Plymouth, in the Golden Hind, on his round the world voyage
1577 Sir Francis Drake sets sail from England to go around the world on December - 13.
1577 On December - 13 sir Francis Drake sets sail from England to go around world
1603 Franciscus Vieta, mathematician, dies in Paris at 63 on this day in history.
1621 Emperor Ferdinand II delegates 1st anti-Reformation decree on December - 13.
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 December - 13 new Zealand discovered by Dutch navigator Abel Tasman
1642 On December - 13 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 Jean Racines "Britannicus," premieres in Paris on December - 13.
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 this day in history aepinus, [Franz UT Hoch], German physician/physicist
1729 On December - 13 anthony Collins, Engl philosopher (On Liberty & Necessity), dies at 53