Historical Events In December - 13
Saturday, 04 April 2020
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 Al-Biruni, Arabic royal astrologer, dies at 74 on December - 13.
1124 On December - 13 callistus II, [Guido di Borgogna], Italian Pope (1119-24), dies
1126 Hendrik IX, the Black, Duke of Bayern (1120-26), dies on this day in history.
1204 On this day in history maimonides, Jewish philosopher/talmudic scholar, dies in Cairo at 69
1250 On this day in history 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 December - 13.
1521 On December - 13 sixtus V, [Felice Peretti/"Montalto"], bishop of Fermo/Pope (1585-90)
1521 Manoel I "the Great", King of Portugal (1495-1521), dies at 52 on this day in history.
1533 Erik XIV Wasa, king of Sweden (1560-69) on this day in history.
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 Niccolo Tartaglia, Italian mathematician, dies on this day in history.
1565 Konrad von Gesner, naturalist, dies at 49 on December - 13.
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 On this day in history selam II Sari, the blonde, sultan of Turkey (1566-74), dies at 50
1577 On December - 13 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 On December - 13 sir Francis Drake sets sail from England to go around world
1603 On this day in history franciscus Vieta, mathematician, dies in Paris at 63
1621 On December - 13 emperor Ferdinand II delegates 1st anti-Reformation decree
1622 On this day in history jan Campanus, composer, dies at 50
1636 On this day in history 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 this day in history new Zealand discovered by Dutch navigator Abel Tasman
1642 New Zealand discovered by the Dutch navigator, Abel Tasman on this day in history.
1643 On December - 13 english Civil War: The Battle of Alton takes place in Hampshire.
1668 Jean Racines "Britannicus," premieres in Paris on this day in history.
1672 On December - 13 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 December - 13 anthony Collins, Engl philosopher (On Liberty & Necessity), dies at 53