Historical Events In April - 13
Tuesday, 09 August 2022
0799 On April - 13 paulus Diaconus Warnafridi, Longobardisch writer, dies
0814 Krum of Bulgaria on April - 13.
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 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 Pope Paschalis II crowns Roman catholics-German king Hendrik II on this day in history.
1180 Republic day of Gelnhausen on this day in history.
1204 Crusaders occupy Constantinople on this day in history.
1241 On this day in history battle at Theiss: Mongols beat Hungarian King Béla IV
1250 On April - 13 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 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 this day in history.
1517 Osmaanse army occupies Cairo on April - 13.
1517 Tuman Bey, last Mamelukken sultan of Egypt, hanged on April - 13.
1519 The birth of Catherine de Medicis, Queen consort of Henry II of France on this day in history.
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 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 On this day in history edict of Nantes grants political rights to French Huguenots
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 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 On April - 13 john Dryden (36) becomes 1st English poet laureate
1695 On this day in history jean de La Fontaine, poet, dies
1713 Pierre de Jelyotte, composer on April - 13.
1721 John Hanson, Maryland, 1st US Pres under Articles of Confederation on this day in history.
1722 On this day in history charles Leslie, Irish controversialist, dies
1728 On this day in history johann Christoph Schmidt, composer, dies at 63
1729 On this day in history thomas Percy, English literary/bishop of Dromore