Historical Events In April - 11
Monday, 19 April 2021
0491 On this day in history flavius Anastasius becomes Byzantine Emperor, with the name of Anastasius I.
0672 Deusdedit III begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0678 On this day in history donus, Italian Pope (676-78), dies
1034 On April - 11 romanus III Argyrus, Byzantine emperor (1028-34), assasinated by wife
1079 On this day in history bishop Stanislaus of Krakow is executed by order of Bolesław II of Poland.
1240 Llywelyn ab Iorwerth the Great, monarch of Wales (1194-1240), dies on this day in history.
1370 Frederick I the Warlike, elector of Saxony on this day in history.
1471 On April - 11 king Edward IV of England conquers London from Henry VI
1500 Michael T Marullus, Greeks poet, drowns on April - 11.
1512 Battle at Ravenna: France under Gaston de Foix beat Spanish Army on April - 11.
1512 Gaston de Foix, French pretender to Navarra throne, dies in battle on April - 11.
1551 On this day in history english premier John Dudley appointed duke of Northumberland
1564 England & France sign Peace of Troyes on April - 11.
1567 On April - 11 dutch prince William of Orange flees from Antwerp to Breda
1579 Venlo joins Union of Utrecht on April - 11.
1580 On April - 11 drenthe joins Union of Utrecht
1586 Pietro Della Valle, composer on April - 11.
1602 On April - 11 johann Neukrantz, composer
1638 Diogo Diaz Melgaz, composer on April - 11.
1648 On April - 11 matthaus Apelles von Lowenstern, composer, dies at 53
1661 On April - 11 antoine Coypel, French painter/poet
1677 On this day in history battle at Montcassel, French troops beat Prince William III
1681 Anne Danican Philidor, composer on this day in history.
1682 On April - 11 jean-Joseph Mouret, composer
1689 William III & Mary II crowned as joint rulers of Britain on this day in history.
1713 Peace of Utrecht; France cedes Maritime provinces to Britain on this day in history.
1715 John Alcock, composer on April - 11.
1722 Christopher Smart, English poet & journalist (Ceremony of Carols) on this day in history.
1729 On April - 11 manuel de Egues, composer, dies at 71
1735 Pierre Nicolas La Houssaye, composer on April - 11.
1768 Fire destroys one-third of the town of Montreal on this day in history.
1769 Johann Georg Lickl, composer on April - 11.
1770 George Canning, (C) British PM (1827) on this day in history.
1772 Manuel Jose Quintana, Spanish author/poet (El Duque de Viseo) on April - 11.