Historical Events In April - 13
Sunday, 18 August 2019
0799 Paulus Diaconus Warnafridi, Longobardisch writer, dies on this day in history.
0814 Krum of Bulgaria on April - 13.
0837 Best view of Halley's Comet in 2000 years on April - 13.
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 On this day in history battle at Abydos: Byzantine emperor Basilius II beats Bardas Phocas
1055 On this day in history bishop Gebhard van Eichstattt named Pope Victor II
1111 On this day in history pope Paschalis II crowns Roman catholics-German king Hendrik II
1180 Republic day of Gelnhausen on this day in history.
1204 Crusaders occupy Constantinople on April - 13.
1241 Battle at Theiss: Mongols beat Hungarian King Béla IV on April - 13.
1250 The Seventh Crusade is defeated in Egypt, Louis IX of France is captured on this day in history.
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 Pope Clemens VI declares German emperor Louis of Bavaria, envoy on this day in history.
1367 On this day in history battle at Nájera Spain: Castile & England beat Aragon & France
1517 Osmaanse army occupies Cairo on this day in history.
1517 On April - 13 tuman Bey, last Mamelukken sultan of Egypt, hanged
1519 On this day in history the birth of Catherine de Medicis, Queen consort of Henry II of France
1519 Catherine de' Médici, 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 Portuguese Marranos who revert back to Judaism burned by order of Pope on this day in history.
1593 Thomas Wentworth, London, earl of Strafford/Viceroy of Ireland on this day in history.
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 On April - 13 aert Jansz van Nes, Lt-admiral, baptised
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 On April - 13 john Hanson, Maryland, 1st US Pres under Articles of Confederation
1722 On this day in history charles Leslie, Irish controversialist, dies
1728 On April - 13 johann Christoph Schmidt, composer, dies at 63
1729 Thomas Percy, English literary/bishop of Dromore on April - 13.