Historical Events In April - 13
Friday, 22 September 2023
0799 Paulus Diaconus Warnafridi, Longobardisch writer, dies on this day in history.
0814 On April - 13 krum of Bulgaria
0837 On this day in history best view of Halley's Comet in 2000 years
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 Battle at Abydos: Byzantine emperor Basilius II beats Bardas Phocas on April - 13.
1055 Bishop Gebhard van Eichstattt named Pope Victor II on April - 13.
1111 Pope Paschalis II crowns Roman catholics-German king Hendrik II on this day in history.
1180 On this day in history republic day of Gelnhausen
1204 On this day in history crusaders occupy Constantinople
1241 On this day in history battle at Theiss: Mongols beat Hungarian King BÃ©la IV
1250 On April - 13 the Seventh Crusade is defeated in Egypt, Louis IX of France is captured.
1256 On April - 13 the Grand Union of the Augustinian order formed when Pope Alexander IV issues a papal bull Licet ecclesiae catholicae.
1279 On April - 13 boleslaw the Pious, Polish duke
1346 On this day in history pope Clemens VI declares German emperor Louis of Bavaria, envoy
1367 On this day in history battle at NÃ¡jera Spain: Castile & England beat Aragon & France
1517 On this day in history osmaanse army occupies Cairo
1517 Tuman Bey, last Mamelukken sultan of Egypt, hanged on April - 13.
1519 On this day in history the birth of Catherine de Medicis, Queen consort of Henry II of France
1519 Catherine de' MÃ©dici, Queen of Spain/daughter of Henry II on April - 13.
1545 On this day in history elisabeth van Valois, French queen of Spain/daughter of Henri II
1556 On April - 13 portuguese Marranos who revert back to Judaism burned by order of Pope
1593 On April - 13 thomas Wentworth, London, earl of Strafford/Viceroy of Ireland
1598 Edict of Nantes grants political rights to French Huguenots on this day in history.
1598 On this day in history edict of Nantes grants political rights to French Huguenots Countdown to the revolution starts
1612 Sasaki KojirÅ, Japanese samurai on April - 13.
1626 On April - 13 aert Jansz van Nes, Lt-admiral, baptised
1640 English Short Parliament forms (- May 5) on this day in history.
1668 On April - 13 john Dryden (36) becomes 1st English poet laureate
1695 Jean de La Fontaine, poet, dies on April - 13.
1713 Pierre de Jelyotte, composer on April - 13.
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 April - 13 johann Christoph Schmidt, composer, dies at 63
1729 Thomas Percy, English literary/bishop of Dromore on April - 13.