Historical Events In December - 13
Tuesday, 09 August 2022
0838 On this day in history pippijn I, King of Aquitania, dies
0863 On December - 13 boudouin with the Iron Arm weds Charles de Kales' daughter Judith
1048 On this day in history al-Biruni, Arabic royal astrologer, dies at 74
1124 On December - 13 callistus II, [Guido di Borgogna], Italian Pope (1119-24), dies
1126 On this day in history hendrik IX, the Black, Duke of Bayern (1120-26), dies
1204 Maimonides, Jewish philosopher/talmudic scholar, dies in Cairo at 69 on this day in history.
1250 On this day in history frederick II, German Emperor (1212-1250), dies at 55
1294 On December - 13 pope Coelestinus V ends term
1404 Albrecht, duke of Bavaria, dies at 74 on this day in history.
1521 Sixtus V, [Felice Peretti/"Montalto"], bishop of Fermo/Pope (1585-90) on December - 13.
1521 On December - 13 manoel I "the Great", King of Portugal (1495-1521), dies at 52
1533 On December - 13 erik XIV Wasa, king of Sweden (1560-69)
1545 On this day in history council of Trent (19th ecumenical council) opens
1553 Henry IV, 1st Bourbon-king of Navarre/France (1572/89-1610) on this day in history.
1557 Niccolo Tartaglia, Italian mathematician, dies on this day in history.
1565 Konrad von Gesner, naturalist, dies at 49 on this day in history.
1570 Sweden/Denmark signs Peace of Stettin on this day in history.
1572 Spanish army beats Geuzen fleet under admiral Lumey on this day in history.
1574 Selam II Sari, the blonde, sultan of Turkey (1566-74), dies at 50 on this day in history.
1577 On December - 13 francis Drake sets sail from Plymouth, in the Golden Hind, on his round the world voyage
1577 Sir Francis Drake sets sail from England to go around the world on this day in history.
1577 Sir Francis Drake sets sail from England to go around world on this day in history.
1603 Franciscus Vieta, mathematician, dies in Paris at 63 on December - 13.
1621 On this day in history emperor Ferdinand II delegates 1st anti-Reformation decree
1622 On this day in history jan Campanus, composer, dies at 50
1636 On December - 13 the Massachusetts Bay Colony organizes three militia regiments to defend the colony against the Pequot Indians. This organization is recognized today as the founding of the United States National Guard.
1642 New Zealand discovered by Dutch navigator Abel Tasman on this day in history.
1642 On December - 13 new Zealand discovered by the Dutch navigator, Abel Tasman
1643 On this day in history english Civil War: The Battle of Alton takes place in Hampshire.
1668 On this day in history jean Racines "Britannicus," premieres in Paris
1672 On December - 13 jan II Kazimierz, king of Poland (1648-68), dies at 63
1693 On December - 13 dodoftei, Romanian metropolitan of Moldavia/writer (Saint Lives), dies
1724 Aepinus, [Franz UT Hoch], German physician/physicist on this day in history.
1729 Anthony Collins, Engl philosopher (On Liberty & Necessity), dies at 53 on this day in history.