Historical Events In April - 13
Monday, 24 June 2019
0799 On this day in history paulus Diaconus Warnafridi, Longobardisch writer, dies
0814 Krum of Bulgaria on this day in history.
0837 On this day in history best view of Halley's Comet in 2000 years
0989 On this day in history 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 Battle at Abydos: Byzantine emperor Basilius II beats Bardas Phocas on April - 13.
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 On this day in history republic day of Gelnhausen
1204 On April - 13 crusaders occupy Constantinople
1241 On April - 13 battle at Theiss: Mongols beat Hungarian King Béla IV
1250 On this day in history 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 On this day in history boleslaw the Pious, Polish duke
1346 On this day in history pope Clemens VI declares German emperor Louis of Bavaria, envoy
1367 On April - 13 battle at Nájera Spain: Castile & England beat Aragon & France
1517 On April - 13 osmaanse army occupies Cairo
1517 Tuman Bey, last Mamelukken sultan of Egypt, hanged on April - 13.
1519 On April - 13 the birth of Catherine de Medicis, Queen consort of Henry II of France
1519 On April - 13 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 On this day in history portuguese Marranos who revert back to Judaism burned by order of Pope
1593 Thomas Wentworth, London, earl of Strafford/Viceroy of Ireland on April - 13.
1598 On this day in history edict of Nantes grants political rights to French Huguenots
1598 Edict of Nantes grants political rights to French Huguenots Countdown to the revolution starts on this day in history.
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 April - 13.
1668 John Dryden (36) becomes 1st English poet laureate on April - 13.
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 Thomas Percy, English literary/bishop of Dromore on this day in history.