Historical Events In December - 13
Tuesday, 19 March 2019
0838 On December - 13 pippijn I, King of Aquitania, dies
0863 On December - 13 boudouin with the Iron Arm weds Charles de Kales' daughter Judith
1048 On December - 13 al-Biruni, Arabic royal astrologer, dies at 74
1124 On December - 13 callistus II, [Guido di Borgogna], Italian Pope (1119-24), dies
1126 On December - 13 hendrik IX, the Black, Duke of Bayern (1120-26), dies
1204 On December - 13 maimonides, Jewish philosopher/talmudic scholar, dies in Cairo at 69
1250 Frederick II, German Emperor (1212-1250), dies at 55 on this day in history.
1294 On this day in history pope Coelestinus V ends term
1404 Albrecht, duke of Bavaria, dies at 74 on December - 13.
1521 On December - 13 sixtus V, [Felice Peretti/"Montalto"], bishop of Fermo/Pope (1585-90)
1521 On this day in history manoel I "the Great", King of Portugal (1495-1521), dies at 52
1533 On this day in history erik XIV Wasa, king of Sweden (1560-69)
1545 On December - 13 council of Trent (19th ecumenical council) opens
1553 On December - 13 henry IV, 1st Bourbon-king of Navarre/France (1572/89-1610)
1557 Niccolo Tartaglia, Italian mathematician, dies on this day in history.
1565 On this day in history konrad von Gesner, naturalist, dies at 49
1570 On this day in history sweden/Denmark signs Peace of Stettin
1572 On this day in history spanish army beats Geuzen fleet under admiral Lumey
1574 Selam II Sari, the blonde, sultan of Turkey (1566-74), dies at 50 on this day in history.
1577 Francis Drake sets sail from Plymouth, in the Golden Hind, on his round the world voyage on December - 13.
1577 On December - 13 sir Francis Drake sets sail from England to go around the world
1577 Sir Francis Drake sets sail from England to go around world on this day in history.
1603 On December - 13 franciscus Vieta, mathematician, dies in Paris at 63
1621 Emperor Ferdinand II delegates 1st anti-Reformation decree on December - 13.
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 On December - 13 new Zealand discovered by Dutch navigator Abel Tasman
1642 On December - 13 new Zealand discovered by the Dutch navigator, Abel Tasman
1643 English Civil War: The Battle of Alton takes place in Hampshire on December - 13.
1668 Jean Racines "Britannicus," premieres in Paris on December - 13.
1672 On this day in history jan II Kazimierz, king of Poland (1648-68), dies at 63
1693 Dodoftei, Romanian metropolitan of Moldavia/writer (Saint Lives), dies on this day in history.
1724 On this day in history aepinus, [Franz UT Hoch], German physician/physicist
1729 On this day in history anthony Collins, Engl philosopher (On Liberty & Necessity), dies at 53