Historical Events In December - 13
Thursday, 23 May 2019
0838 Pippijn I, King of Aquitania, dies on this day in history.
0863 On this day in history 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 Callistus II, [Guido di Borgogna], Italian Pope (1119-24), dies on this day in history.
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 On December - 13 frederick II, German Emperor (1212-1250), dies at 55
1294 On this day in history pope Coelestinus V ends term
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 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 On this day in history niccolo Tartaglia, Italian mathematician, dies
1565 On December - 13 konrad von Gesner, naturalist, dies at 49
1570 Sweden/Denmark signs Peace of Stettin on December - 13.
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 December - 13.
1577 On this day in history francis Drake sets sail from Plymouth, in the Golden Hind, on his round the world voyage
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 December - 13.
1622 On December - 13 jan Campanus, composer, dies at 50
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 December - 13.
1642 New Zealand discovered by Dutch navigator Abel Tasman on this day in history.
1642 On this day in history 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 Jan II Kazimierz, king of Poland (1648-68), dies at 63 on this day in history.
1693 Dodoftei, Romanian metropolitan of Moldavia/writer (Saint Lives), dies on December - 13.
1724 On this day in history aepinus, [Franz UT Hoch], German physician/physicist
1729 Anthony Collins, Engl philosopher (On Liberty & Necessity), dies at 53 on December - 13.