Historical Events In April - 11
Wednesday, 08 July 2020
0491 On April - 11 flavius Anastasius becomes Byzantine Emperor, with the name of Anastasius I.
0672 On April - 11 deusdedit III begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0678 On April - 11 donus, Italian Pope (676-78), dies
1034 On this day in history romanus III Argyrus, Byzantine emperor (1028-34), assasinated by wife
1079 Bishop Stanislaus of Krakow is executed by order of BolesĹ‚aw II of Poland on April - 11.
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 King Edward IV of England conquers London from Henry VI on this day in history.
1500 On April - 11 michael T Marullus, Greeks poet, drowns
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 English premier John Dudley appointed duke of Northumberland on this day in history.
1564 England & France sign Peace of Troyes on April - 11.
1567 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1602 On this day in history johann Neukrantz, composer
1638 On April - 11 diogo Diaz Melgaz, composer
1648 On April - 11 matthaus Apelles von Lowenstern, composer, dies at 53
1661 On this day in history antoine Coypel, French painter/poet
1677 On April - 11 battle at Montcassel, French troops beat Prince William III
1681 Anne Danican Philidor, composer on this day in history.
1682 Jean-Joseph Mouret, composer on April - 11.
1689 On this day in history william III & Mary II crowned as joint rulers of Britain
1713 Peace of Utrecht; France cedes Maritime provinces to Britain on this day in history.
1715 On April - 11 john Alcock, composer
1722 Christopher Smart, English poet & journalist (Ceremony of Carols) on this day in history.
1729 Manuel de Egues, composer, dies at 71 on April - 11.
1735 On this day in history pierre Nicolas La Houssaye, composer
1768 On April - 11 fire destroys one-third of the town of Montreal
1769 Johann Georg Lickl, composer on this day in history.
1770 On April - 11 george Canning, (C) British PM (1827)
1772 On April - 11 manuel Jose Quintana, Spanish author/poet (El Duque de Viseo)