Historical Events In April - 11
Sunday, 19 January 2020
0491 On this day in history flavius Anastasius becomes Byzantine Emperor, with the name of Anastasius I.
0672 On this day in history deusdedit III begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0678 On April - 11 donus, Italian Pope (676-78), dies
1034 Romanus III Argyrus, Byzantine emperor (1028-34), assasinated by wife on this day in history.
1079 On April - 11 bishop Stanislaus of Krakow is executed by order of BolesĹ‚aw II of Poland.
1240 Llywelyn ab Iorwerth the Great, monarch of Wales (1194-1240), dies on this day in history.
1370 On April - 11 frederick I the Warlike, elector of Saxony
1471 King Edward IV of England conquers London from Henry VI on April - 11.
1500 On this day in history michael T Marullus, Greeks poet, drowns
1512 On April - 11 battle at Ravenna: France under Gaston de Foix beat Spanish Army
1512 Gaston de Foix, French pretender to Navarra throne, dies in battle on April - 11.
1551 English premier John Dudley appointed duke of Northumberland on this day in history.
1564 On this day in history england & France sign Peace of Troyes
1567 On this day in history dutch prince William of Orange flees from Antwerp to Breda
1579 On April - 11 venlo joins Union of Utrecht
1580 On April - 11 drenthe joins Union of Utrecht
1586 On this day in history pietro Della Valle, composer
1602 On April - 11 johann Neukrantz, composer
1638 On April - 11 diogo Diaz Melgaz, composer
1648 Matthaus Apelles von Lowenstern, composer, dies at 53 on this day in history.
1661 Antoine Coypel, French painter/poet on April - 11.
1677 On April - 11 battle at Montcassel, French troops beat Prince William III
1681 On this day in history anne Danican Philidor, composer
1682 On this day in history jean-Joseph Mouret, composer
1689 William III & Mary II crowned as joint rulers of Britain on April - 11.
1713 On April - 11 peace of Utrecht; France cedes Maritime provinces to Britain
1715 On this day in history john Alcock, composer
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 On April - 11 fire destroys one-third of the town of Montreal
1769 On April - 11 johann Georg Lickl, composer
1770 George Canning, (C) British PM (1827) on April - 11.
1772 On this day in history manuel Jose Quintana, Spanish author/poet (El Duque de Viseo)