Historical Events In April - 13
Wednesday, 04 August 2021
0799 On this day in history paulus Diaconus Warnafridi, Longobardisch writer, dies
0814 Krum of Bulgaria on April - 13.
0837 On April - 13 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 On this day in history battle at Abydos: Byzantine emperor Basilius II beats Bardas Phocas
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 Republic day of Gelnhausen on this day in history.
1204 On this day in history crusaders occupy Constantinople
1241 On April - 13 battle at Theiss: Mongols beat Hungarian King Béla IV
1250 On April - 13 the Seventh Crusade is defeated in Egypt, Louis IX of France is captured.
1256 The Grand Union of the Augustinian order formed when Pope Alexander IV issues a papal bull Licet ecclesiae catholicae on April - 13.
1279 Boleslaw the Pious, Polish duke on April - 13.
1346 On this day in history pope Clemens VI declares German emperor Louis of Bavaria, envoy
1367 On this day in history battle at Nájera 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 this day in history.
1519 The birth of Catherine de Medicis, Queen consort of Henry II of France on this day in history.
1519 Catherine de' Médici, Queen of Spain/daughter of Henry II on April - 13.
1545 On April - 13 elisabeth van Valois, French queen of Spain/daughter of Henri II
1556 Portuguese Marranos who revert back to Judaism burned by order of Pope on this day in history.
1593 On this day in history thomas Wentworth, London, earl of Strafford/Viceroy of Ireland
1598 Edict of Nantes grants political rights to French Huguenots on April - 13.
1598 On April - 13 edict of Nantes grants political rights to French Huguenots Countdown to the revolution starts
1612 On April - 13 sasaki Kojirō, Japanese samurai
1626 Aert Jansz van Nes, Lt-admiral, baptised on April - 13.
1640 On this day in history english Short Parliament forms (- May 5)
1668 John Dryden (36) becomes 1st English poet laureate on this day in history.
1695 On April - 13 jean de La Fontaine, poet, dies
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 On April - 13 charles Leslie, Irish controversialist, dies
1728 Johann Christoph Schmidt, composer, dies at 63 on April - 13.
1729 Thomas Percy, English literary/bishop of Dromore on April - 13.