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Historical Events In December - 13

Wednesday, 30 September 2020

0838  Pippijn I, King of Aquitania, dies on December - 13.  

0863  On this day in history boudouin with the Iron Arm weds Charles de Kales' daughter Judith  

1048  Al-Biruni, Arabic royal astrologer, dies at 74 on December - 13.  

1124  Callistus II, [Guido di Borgogna], Italian Pope (1119-24), dies on this day in history.  

1126  Hendrik IX, the Black, Duke of Bayern (1120-26), dies on December - 13.  

1204  On this day in history maimonides, Jewish philosopher/talmudic scholar, dies in Cairo at 69  

1250  Frederick II, German Emperor (1212-1250), dies at 55 on this day in history.  

1294  On December - 13 pope Coelestinus V ends term  

1404  On December - 13 albrecht, duke of Bavaria, dies at 74  

1521  Sixtus V, [Felice Peretti/"Montalto"], bishop of Fermo/Pope (1585-90) on December - 13.  

1521  On this day in history manoel I "the Great", King of Portugal (1495-1521), dies at 52  

1533  On December - 13 erik XIV Wasa, king of Sweden (1560-69)  

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 December - 13.  

1570  Sweden/Denmark signs Peace of Stettin on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history francis Drake sets sail from Plymouth, in the Golden Hind, on his round the world voyage  

1577  On this day in history sir Francis Drake sets sail from England to go around the world  

1577  On this day in history sir Francis Drake sets sail from England to go around world  

1603  On this day in history franciscus Vieta, mathematician, dies in Paris at 63  

1621  Emperor Ferdinand II delegates 1st anti-Reformation decree on this day in history.  

1622  Jan Campanus, composer, dies at 50 on this day in history.  

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  New Zealand discovered by Dutch navigator Abel Tasman on December - 13.  

1642  On December - 13 new Zealand discovered by the Dutch navigator, Abel Tasman  

1643  English Civil War: The Battle of Alton takes place in Hampshire on December - 13.  

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  On this day in history dodoftei, Romanian metropolitan of Moldavia/writer (Saint Lives), dies  

1724  On this day in history aepinus, [Franz UT Hoch], German physician/physicist  

1729  Anthony Collins, Engl philosopher (On Liberty & Necessity), dies at 53 on December - 13.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 13

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1521  Sixtus V, [Felice Peretti/"Montalto"], bishop of Fermo/Pope (1585-90) was born on December - 13.  

1533  On December - 13 birth of erik XIV Wasa, king of Sweden (1560-69)  

1553  Henry IV, 1st Bourbon-king of Navarre/France (1572/89-1610) was born on December - 13.  

1585  William Drummond of Hawthornden, Scottish poet (d. 1649) was born on this day in history.  

1640  Robert Plot, English naturalist (d. 1696) was born on this day in history.  

1662  Francesco Bianchini, Italian philosopher and scientist (d. 1729) was born on this day in history.  

1678  On this day in history birth of yongzheng Emperor of China (d. 1735)  

1720  Carlo Gozzi, Italian dramatist (d. 1804) was born on December - 13.  

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Famous Deaths In December - 13

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0838  Pippijn I, King of Aquitania, dies on this day in history.  

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 December - 13.  

1204  On this day in history maimonides, Jewish philosopher/talmudic scholar, dies in Cairo at 69  

1250  Frederick II, German Emperor (1212-1250), dies at 55 on December - 13.  

1404  Albrecht, duke of Bavaria, dies at 74 on December - 13.  

1466  On December - 13 death of donatello, Florentine artist and sculptor (b. 1386)  

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