Historical Events In April - 10
Saturday, 20 July 2019
0401 On this day in history theodosius II, the Younger, Eastern Roman emperor
0837 Comet 1P/837 F1 (Halley) approaches within 0.0334 AUs of Earth on this day in history.
0847 St Leo IV begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0879 France's Louis II (the Stammerer) dies at Compiègne at age 32 after an ineffectual reign of 18 months on April - 10.
0879 Louis III, crowned King of France on this day in history.
0879 Louis II, the stutterer, King of France (877-79), dies on this day in history.
0947 Hugo van Arles, count of Arles/king of Italy, dies on April - 10.
0948 On this day in history king Hugh of Italy
1008 Notger, bishop of Luik (972-1008), dies on this day in history.
1362 On April - 10 machteld, countess of Holland, dies
1407 the lama Deshin Shekpa visits the Ming Dynasty capital at Nanjing. He is awarded with the title Great Treasure Prince of Dharma on April - 10.
1500 On this day in history france captures duke Ludovico Sforza of Milan
1512 On April - 10 pope Julius II opens 5th Council of Lateranen
1512 James V, king of Scotland (1513-42) on this day in history.
1516 1st ghetto, Jews are compelled to live in specific area of Venice on this day in history.
1533 On April - 10 frederik I, King of Denmark/Norway (1523-33), dies at 61
1545 Costanzo Festa, Italian composer on this day in history.
1552 Henri II of France occupies Metz on April - 10.
1569 On April - 10 emilia van Nassau, daughter of Willem of Orange & Anna of Saxon
1583 Hugo Grotius, Holland, jurist, father of international law on April - 10.
1585 Gregory XIII, [Ugo Buoncampagni], Italian Pope (1572-85), dies on April - 10.
1589 On this day in history spanish troops conquer Geertruidenberg
1633 Werner Fabricius, composer on this day in history.
1640 On April - 10 agostino Agazzari, Italian composer, dies at 61
1656 On this day in history dutch fleet occupiers Colombo Ceylon
1682 On April - 10 louisiana USA René-Robert Cavelier de La Salle 1643-1687 starts return trip up the Mississippi with Tonty, after claiming Louisiana for France.
1694 On April - 10 duke Victor Amadeus of Savoye attacks Casale
1695 On this day in history balthazar Huydecoper, Dutch translator/historian
1710 On this day in history the first law regulating copyright is issued in Great Britain.
1712 Yusuf Nabi, Turkish poet (Hayriye), dies at about 77 on April - 10.
1723 On April - 10 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 Dick Turpin executed in England for horse stealing on this day in history.