Historical Events In December - 13
Thursday, 24 January 2019
0838 Pippijn I, King of Aquitania, dies on this day in history.
0863 Boudouin with the Iron Arm weds Charles de Kales' daughter Judith on this day in history.
1048 Al-Biruni, Arabic royal astrologer, dies at 74 on December - 13.
1124 Callistus II, [Guido di Borgogna], Italian Pope (1119-24), dies on this day in history.
1126 Hendrik IX, the Black, Duke of Bayern (1120-26), dies on December - 13.
1204 Maimonides, Jewish philosopher/talmudic scholar, dies in Cairo at 69 on this day in history.
1250 Frederick II, German Emperor (1212-1250), dies at 55 on this day in history.
1294 On December - 13 pope Coelestinus V ends term
1404 Albrecht, duke of Bavaria, dies at 74 on December - 13.
1521 Sixtus V, [Felice Peretti/"Montalto"], bishop of Fermo/Pope (1585-90) on this day in history.
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 Council of Trent (19th ecumenical council) opens on December - 13.
1553 On this day in history henry IV, 1st Bourbon-king of Navarre/France (1572/89-1610)
1557 Niccolo Tartaglia, Italian mathematician, dies on this day in history.
1565 On December - 13 konrad von Gesner, naturalist, dies at 49
1570 On December - 13 sweden/Denmark signs Peace of Stettin
1572 Spanish army beats Geuzen fleet under admiral Lumey on December - 13.
1574 On this day in history 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 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 December - 13.
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 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 this day in history.
1642 On December - 13 new Zealand discovered by Dutch navigator Abel Tasman
1642 New Zealand discovered by the Dutch navigator, Abel Tasman on this day in history.
1643 English Civil War: The Battle of Alton takes place in Hampshire on this day in history.
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 December - 13 aepinus, [Franz UT Hoch], German physician/physicist
1729 On December - 13 anthony Collins, Engl philosopher (On Liberty & Necessity), dies at 53