Historical Events In April - 10
Saturday, 24 October 2020
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 April - 10 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 this day in history.
0879 Louis III, crowned King of France on this day in history.
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 April - 10.
1008 Notger, bishop of Luik (972-1008), dies on April - 10.
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 On April - 10 pope Julius II opens 5th Council of Lateranen
1512 James V, king of Scotland (1513-42) on April - 10.
1516 1st ghetto, Jews are compelled to live in specific area of Venice on April - 10.
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 April - 10.
1569 Emilia van Nassau, daughter of Willem of Orange & Anna of Saxon on April - 10.
1583 Hugo Grotius, Holland, jurist, father of international law on this day in history.
1585 On this day in history gregory XIII, [Ugo Buoncampagni], Italian Pope (1572-85), dies
1589 On this day in history spanish troops conquer Geertruidenberg
1633 Werner Fabricius, composer on April - 10.
1640 On April - 10 agostino Agazzari, Italian composer, dies at 61
1656 Dutch fleet occupiers Colombo Ceylon on April - 10.
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 Balthazar Huydecoper, Dutch translator/historian on April - 10.
1710 On April - 10 the first law regulating copyright is issued in Great Britain.
1712 Yusuf Nabi, Turkish poet (Hayriye), dies at about 77 on this day in history.
1723 On April - 10 claude F Tserclaes, South Neth earl of Tilly, dies at 74
1731 Maximilian Dietrich Freisslich, composer, dies at 58 on this day in history.
1737 On April - 10 francois Giroust, composer
1739 On this day in history dick Turpin executed in England for horse stealing