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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  

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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 this day in history.  

1533  Erik XIV Wasa, king of Sweden (1560-69) was born on December - 13.  

1553  On December - 13 birth of henry IV, 1st Bourbon-king of Navarre/France (1572/89-1610)  

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  On this day in history birth of carlo Gozzi, Italian dramatist (d. 1804)  

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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 December - 13.  

1048  Al-Biruni, Arabic royal astrologer, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

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 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 this day in history death of donatello, Florentine artist and sculptor (b. 1386)  

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