Historical Events In December - 13
Tuesday, 26 January 2021
0838 Pippijn I, King of Aquitania, dies on this day in history.
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 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 Maimonides, Jewish philosopher/talmudic scholar, dies in Cairo at 69 on December - 13.
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 Albrecht, duke of Bavaria, dies at 74 on this day in history.
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 Erik XIV Wasa, king of Sweden (1560-69) on December - 13.
1545 Council of Trent (19th ecumenical council) opens on December - 13.
1553 Henry IV, 1st Bourbon-king of Navarre/France (1572/89-1610) on December - 13.
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 December - 13.
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 On this day in history francis Drake sets sail from Plymouth, in the Golden Hind, on his round the world voyage
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 Jan Campanus, composer, dies at 50 on December - 13.
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 New Zealand discovered by Dutch navigator Abel Tasman on this day in history.
1642 New Zealand discovered by the Dutch navigator, Abel Tasman on December - 13.
1643 English Civil War: The Battle of Alton takes place in Hampshire on this day in history.
1668 On this day in history jean Racines "Britannicus," premieres in Paris
1672 Jan II Kazimierz, king of Poland (1648-68), dies at 63 on this day in history.
1693 On this day in history dodoftei, Romanian metropolitan of Moldavia/writer (Saint Lives), dies
1724 Aepinus, [Franz UT Hoch], German physician/physicist on December - 13.
1729 Anthony Collins, Engl philosopher (On Liberty & Necessity), dies at 53 on this day in history.