Historical Events In April - 10
Friday, 20 September 2019
0401 On April - 10 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 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 April - 10.
0947 On April - 10 hugo van Arles, count of Arles/king of Italy, dies
0948 On April - 10 king Hugh of Italy
1008 Notger, bishop of Luik (972-1008), dies on this day in history.
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 On April - 10 pope Julius II opens 5th Council of Lateranen
1512 On April - 10 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 April - 10.
1552 Henri II of France occupies Metz on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1585 On April - 10 gregory XIII, [Ugo Buoncampagni], Italian Pope (1572-85), dies
1589 Spanish troops conquer Geertruidenberg on April - 10.
1633 Werner Fabricius, composer on April - 10.
1640 Agostino Agazzari, Italian composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.
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 The first law regulating copyright is issued in Great Britain on this day in history.
1712 Yusuf Nabi, Turkish poet (Hayriye), dies at about 77 on April - 10.
1723 On this day in history claude F Tserclaes, South Neth earl of Tilly, dies at 74
1731 On April - 10 maximilian Dietrich Freisslich, composer, dies at 58
1737 On this day in history francois Giroust, composer
1739 On April - 10 dick Turpin executed in England for horse stealing