Historical Events In April - 10
Thursday, 24 January 2019
0401 Theodosius II, the Younger, Eastern Roman emperor on April - 10.
0837 On this day in history comet 1P/837 F1 (Halley) approaches within 0.0334 AUs of Earth
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 On this day in history louis III, crowned King of France
0879 On this day in history 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 April - 10.
1008 Notger, bishop of Luik (972-1008), dies on April - 10.
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 April - 10.
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 On April - 10 1st ghetto, Jews are compelled to live in specific area of Venice
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 On April - 10 henri II of France occupies Metz
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 this day in history.
1589 Spanish troops conquer Geertruidenberg on this day in history.
1633 Werner Fabricius, composer on this day in history.
1640 On this day in history 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 Duke Victor Amadeus of Savoye attacks Casale on this day in history.
1695 On April - 10 balthazar Huydecoper, Dutch translator/historian
1710 The first law regulating copyright is issued in Great Britain on April - 10.
1712 Yusuf Nabi, Turkish poet (Hayriye), dies at about 77 on April - 10.
1723 Claude F Tserclaes, South Neth earl of Tilly, dies at 74 on April - 10.
1731 On April - 10 maximilian Dietrich Freisslich, composer, dies at 58
1737 Francois Giroust, composer on this day in history.
1739 Dick Turpin executed in England for horse stealing on this day in history.