Historical Events In April - 13
Saturday, 16 February 2019
0799 On April - 13 paulus Diaconus Warnafridi, Longobardisch writer, dies
0814 On this day in history krum of Bulgaria
0837 Best view of Halley's Comet in 2000 years on this day in history.
0989 On April - 13 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
0989 On April - 13 battle at Abydos: Byzantine emperor Basilius II beats Bardas Phocas
1055 On April - 13 bishop Gebhard van Eichstattt named Pope Victor II
1111 Pope Paschalis II crowns Roman catholics-German king Hendrik II on this day in history.
1180 Republic day of Gelnhausen on April - 13.
1204 On this day in history crusaders occupy Constantinople
1241 Battle at Theiss: Mongols beat Hungarian King Béla IV on April - 13.
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 this day in history boleslaw the Pious, Polish duke
1346 Pope Clemens VI declares German emperor Louis of Bavaria, envoy on this day in history.
1367 Battle at Nájera Spain: Castile & England beat Aragon & France on April - 13.
1517 Osmaanse army occupies Cairo on this day in history.
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 April - 13.
1519 On this day in history catherine de' Médici, 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 April - 13.
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 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 English Short Parliament forms (- May 5) on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1721 John Hanson, Maryland, 1st US Pres under Articles of Confederation on April - 13.
1722 Charles Leslie, Irish controversialist, dies on April - 13.
1728 Johann Christoph Schmidt, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.
1729 On April - 13 thomas Percy, English literary/bishop of Dromore