Historical Events In April - 13
Thursday, 05 December 2019
0799 On this day in history paulus Diaconus Warnafridi, Longobardisch writer, dies
0814 On April - 13 krum of Bulgaria
0837 Best view of Halley's Comet in 2000 years on April - 13.
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 this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1241 Battle at Theiss: Mongols beat Hungarian King BĂ©la 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 On April - 13 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 NĂˇjera Spain: Castile & England beat Aragon & France
1517 Osmaanse army occupies Cairo on April - 13.
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' MĂ©dici, Queen of Spain/daughter of Henry II
1545 Elisabeth van Valois, French queen of Spain/daughter of Henri II on April - 13.
1556 On April - 13 portuguese Marranos who revert back to Judaism burned by order of Pope
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 Edict of Nantes grants political rights to French Huguenots Countdown to the revolution starts on this day in history.
1612 On this day in history sasaki KojirĹŤ, Japanese samurai
1626 On this day in history aert Jansz van Nes, Lt-admiral, baptised
1640 On April - 13 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 On April - 13 pierre de Jelyotte, composer
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 Johann Christoph Schmidt, composer, dies at 63 on April - 13.
1729 On this day in history thomas Percy, English literary/bishop of Dromore