Historical Events In December - 13
Monday, 19 April 2021
0838 On this day in history pippijn I, King of Aquitania, dies
0863 Boudouin with the Iron Arm weds Charles de Kales' daughter Judith on December - 13.
1048 Al-Biruni, Arabic royal astrologer, dies at 74 on this day in history.
1124 On this day in history 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 this day in history maimonides, Jewish philosopher/talmudic scholar, dies in Cairo at 69
1250 On December - 13 frederick II, German Emperor (1212-1250), dies at 55
1294 Pope Coelestinus V ends term on December - 13.
1404 On this day in history albrecht, duke of Bavaria, dies at 74
1521 Sixtus V, [Felice Peretti/"Montalto"], bishop of Fermo/Pope (1585-90) on this day in history.
1521 Manoel I "the Great", King of Portugal (1495-1521), dies at 52 on December - 13.
1533 On this day in history 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 December - 13.
1557 On this day in history niccolo Tartaglia, Italian mathematician, dies
1565 On this day in history konrad von Gesner, naturalist, dies at 49
1570 Sweden/Denmark signs Peace of Stettin on this day in history.
1572 On this day in history spanish army beats Geuzen fleet under admiral Lumey
1574 On December - 13 selam II Sari, the blonde, sultan of Turkey (1566-74), dies at 50
1577 Francis Drake sets sail from Plymouth, in the Golden Hind, on his round the world voyage on December - 13.
1577 On this day in history 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 this day in history franciscus Vieta, mathematician, dies in Paris at 63
1621 Emperor Ferdinand II delegates 1st anti-Reformation decree on this day in history.
1622 Jan Campanus, composer, dies at 50 on this day in history.
1636 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 on this day in history.
1642 On December - 13 new Zealand discovered by Dutch navigator Abel Tasman
1642 On this day in history new Zealand discovered by the Dutch navigator, Abel Tasman
1643 On December - 13 english Civil War: The Battle of Alton takes place in Hampshire.
1668 On December - 13 jean Racines "Britannicus," premieres in Paris
1672 On this day in history 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 December - 13.
1729 On December - 13 anthony Collins, Engl philosopher (On Liberty & Necessity), dies at 53