Historical Events In April - 10
Sunday, 18 April 2021
0401 On this day in history theodosius II, the Younger, Eastern Roman emperor
0837 On April - 10 comet 1P/837 F1 (Halley) approaches within 0.0334 AUs of Earth
0847 On this day in history st Leo IV begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0879 On April - 10 france's Louis II (the Stammerer) dies at Compiègne at age 32 after an ineffectual reign of 18 months
0879 On this day in history louis III, crowned King of France
0879 On April - 10 louis II, the stutterer, King of France (877-79), dies
0947 Hugo van Arles, count of Arles/king of Italy, dies on this day in history.
0948 King Hugh of Italy on this day in history.
1008 On April - 10 notger, bishop of Luik (972-1008), dies
1362 Machteld, countess of Holland, dies on this day in history.
1407 the lama Deshin Shekpa visits the Ming Dynasty capital at Nanjing. He is awarded with the title Great Treasure Prince of Dharma on this day in history.
1500 France captures duke Ludovico Sforza of Milan on this day in history.
1512 Pope Julius II opens 5th Council of Lateranen on April - 10.
1512 On this day in history james V, king of Scotland (1513-42)
1516 1st ghetto, Jews are compelled to live in specific area of Venice on this day in history.
1533 Frederik I, King of Denmark/Norway (1523-33), dies at 61 on April - 10.
1545 On April - 10 costanzo Festa, Italian composer
1552 Henri II of France occupies Metz on this day in history.
1569 Emilia van Nassau, daughter of Willem of Orange & Anna of Saxon on this day in history.
1583 On this day in history hugo Grotius, Holland, jurist, father of international law
1585 Gregory XIII, [Ugo Buoncampagni], Italian Pope (1572-85), dies on April - 10.
1589 On April - 10 spanish troops conquer Geertruidenberg
1633 On April - 10 werner Fabricius, composer
1640 On this day in history agostino Agazzari, Italian composer, dies at 61
1656 Dutch fleet occupiers Colombo Ceylon on April - 10.
1682 Louisiana USA René-Robert Cavelier de La Salle 1643-1687 starts return trip up the Mississippi with Tonty, after claiming Louisiana for France on this day in history.
1694 Duke Victor Amadeus of Savoye attacks Casale on this day in history.
1695 Balthazar Huydecoper, Dutch translator/historian on this day in history.
1710 The first law regulating copyright is issued in Great Britain on this day in history.
1712 On April - 10 yusuf Nabi, Turkish poet (Hayriye), dies at about 77
1723 On this day in history claude F Tserclaes, South Neth earl of Tilly, dies at 74
1731 Maximilian Dietrich Freisslich, composer, dies at 58 on April - 10.
1737 On April - 10 francois Giroust, composer
1739 On April - 10 dick Turpin executed in England for horse stealing