Historical Events In April - 13
Saturday, 24 October 2020
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 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 April - 13 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 On this day in history republic day of Gelnhausen
1204 Crusaders occupy Constantinople on this day in history.
1241 Battle at Theiss: Mongols beat Hungarian King Béla IV on this day in history.
1250 On this day in history the Seventh Crusade is defeated in Egypt, Louis IX of France is captured.
1256 On this day in history the Grand Union of the Augustinian order formed when Pope Alexander IV issues a papal bull Licet ecclesiae catholicae.
1279 On April - 13 boleslaw the Pious, Polish duke
1346 Pope Clemens VI declares German emperor Louis of Bavaria, envoy on April - 13.
1367 On this day in history battle at Nájera Spain: Castile & England beat Aragon & France
1517 Osmaanse army occupies Cairo on April - 13.
1517 On April - 13 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' 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 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 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 April - 13.
1612 Sasaki Kojirō, Japanese samurai on April - 13.
1626 Aert Jansz van Nes, Lt-admiral, baptised on this day in history.
1640 On April - 13 english Short Parliament forms (- May 5)
1668 On this day in history john Dryden (36) becomes 1st English poet laureate
1695 On April - 13 jean de La Fontaine, poet, dies
1713 On April - 13 pierre de Jelyotte, composer
1721 On this day in history john Hanson, Maryland, 1st US Pres under Articles of Confederation
1722 On April - 13 charles Leslie, Irish controversialist, dies
1728 Johann Christoph Schmidt, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.
1729 On April - 13 thomas Percy, English literary/bishop of Dromore