Historical Events In April - 13
Monday, 21 October 2019
0799 Paulus Diaconus Warnafridi, Longobardisch writer, dies on this day in history.
0814 Krum of Bulgaria on April - 13.
0837 Best view of Halley's Comet in 2000 years on this day in history.
0989 The Byzantine emperor Basil II uses 6,000 Russians to help him defeat Bardas Phocas at Abydos in Anatolia April 13, ending the threat to Constantinople on April - 13.
0989 On April - 13 battle at Abydos: Byzantine emperor Basilius II beats Bardas Phocas
1055 Bishop Gebhard van Eichstattt named Pope Victor II on April - 13.
1111 On this day in history pope Paschalis II crowns Roman catholics-German king Hendrik II
1180 On April - 13 republic day of Gelnhausen
1204 On April - 13 crusaders occupy Constantinople
1241 On this day in history battle at Theiss: Mongols beat Hungarian King BĂ©la IV
1250 The Seventh Crusade is defeated in Egypt, Louis IX of France is captured on this day in history.
1256 On April - 13 the Grand Union of the Augustinian order formed when Pope Alexander IV issues a papal bull Licet ecclesiae catholicae.
1279 Boleslaw the Pious, Polish duke on this day in history.
1346 Pope Clemens VI declares German emperor Louis of Bavaria, envoy on April - 13.
1367 On April - 13 battle at NĂˇjera Spain: Castile & England beat Aragon & France
1517 Osmaanse army occupies Cairo on April - 13.
1517 Tuman Bey, last Mamelukken sultan of Egypt, hanged on this day in history.
1519 On April - 13 the birth of Catherine de Medicis, Queen consort of Henry II of France
1519 On this day in history catherine de' MĂ©dici, Queen of Spain/daughter of Henry II
1545 Elisabeth van Valois, French queen of Spain/daughter of Henri II on this day in history.
1556 Portuguese Marranos who revert back to Judaism burned by order of Pope on this day in history.
1593 Thomas Wentworth, London, earl of Strafford/Viceroy of Ireland on April - 13.
1598 Edict of Nantes grants political rights to French Huguenots on April - 13.
1598 On this day in history edict of Nantes grants political rights to French Huguenots Countdown to the revolution starts
1612 On April - 13 sasaki KojirĹŤ, Japanese samurai
1626 Aert Jansz van Nes, Lt-admiral, baptised on this day in history.
1640 English Short Parliament forms (- May 5) on this day in history.
1668 On this day in history john Dryden (36) becomes 1st English poet laureate
1695 On April - 13 jean de La Fontaine, poet, dies
1713 On April - 13 pierre de Jelyotte, composer
1721 John Hanson, Maryland, 1st US Pres under Articles of Confederation on this day in history.
1722 Charles Leslie, Irish controversialist, dies on April - 13.
1728 On this day in history johann Christoph Schmidt, composer, dies at 63
1729 Thomas Percy, English literary/bishop of Dromore on this day in history.