Historical Events In April - 10
Wednesday, 17 August 2022
0401 Theodosius II, the Younger, Eastern Roman emperor on this day in history.
0837 On April - 10 comet 1P/837 F1 (Halley) approaches within 0.0334 AUs of Earth
0847 St Leo IV begins his reign as Catholic Pope on April - 10.
0879 On April - 10 france's Louis II (the Stammerer) dies at Compiègne at age 32 after an ineffectual reign of 18 months
0879 Louis III, crowned King of France on April - 10.
0879 Louis II, the stutterer, King of France (877-79), dies on April - 10.
0947 Hugo van Arles, count of Arles/king of Italy, dies on this day in history.
0948 On this day in history king Hugh of Italy
1008 On April - 10 notger, bishop of Luik (972-1008), dies
1362 Machteld, countess of Holland, dies on April - 10.
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 this day in history.
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 Frederik I, King of Denmark/Norway (1523-33), dies at 61 on this day in history.
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 Hugo Grotius, Holland, jurist, father of international law on this day in history.
1585 Gregory XIII, [Ugo Buoncampagni], Italian Pope (1572-85), dies on this day in history.
1589 On April - 10 spanish troops conquer Geertruidenberg
1633 On this day in history werner Fabricius, composer
1640 On this day in history agostino Agazzari, Italian composer, dies at 61
1656 Dutch fleet occupiers Colombo Ceylon on this day in history.
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 April - 10.
1694 Duke Victor Amadeus of Savoye attacks Casale on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1723 Claude F Tserclaes, South Neth earl of Tilly, dies at 74 on April - 10.
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.