Historical Events In April - 13
Monday, 06 April 2020
0799 On this day in history 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 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 this day in history.
0989 On this day in history battle at Abydos: Byzantine emperor Basilius II beats Bardas Phocas
1055 On April - 13 bishop Gebhard van Eichstattt named Pope Victor II
1111 On April - 13 pope Paschalis II crowns Roman catholics-German king Hendrik II
1180 Republic day of Gelnhausen on April - 13.
1204 Crusaders occupy Constantinople on April - 13.
1241 Battle at Theiss: Mongols beat Hungarian King BĂ©la IV on this day in history.
1250 The Seventh Crusade is defeated in Egypt, Louis IX of France is captured on April - 13.
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 April - 13 boleslaw the Pious, Polish duke
1346 Pope Clemens VI declares German emperor Louis of Bavaria, envoy on this day in history.
1367 Battle at NĂˇjera Spain: Castile & England beat Aragon & France on this day in history.
1517 On April - 13 osmaanse army occupies Cairo
1517 On this day in history tuman Bey, last Mamelukken sultan of Egypt, hanged
1519 The birth of Catherine de Medicis, Queen consort of Henry II of France on this day in history.
1519 Catherine de' MĂ©dici, 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 April - 13.
1593 Thomas Wentworth, London, earl of Strafford/Viceroy of Ireland on April - 13.
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 this day in history 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 Jean de La Fontaine, poet, dies on this day in history.
1713 On this day in history pierre de Jelyotte, composer
1721 John Hanson, Maryland, 1st US Pres under Articles of Confederation on April - 13.
1722 On April - 13 charles Leslie, Irish controversialist, dies
1728 On April - 13 johann Christoph Schmidt, composer, dies at 63
1729 On this day in history thomas Percy, English literary/bishop of Dromore