Historical Events In December - 13
Monday, 11 December 2023
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 this day in history.
1048 On December - 13 al-Biruni, Arabic royal astrologer, dies at 74
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 December - 13.
1204 Maimonides, Jewish philosopher/talmudic scholar, dies in Cairo at 69 on December - 13.
1250 Frederick II, German Emperor (1212-1250), dies at 55 on this day in history.
1294 Pope Coelestinus V ends term on this day in history.
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 December - 13 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 December - 13.
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 December - 13 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 Francis Drake sets sail from Plymouth, in the Golden Hind, on his round the world voyage on this day in history.
1577 Sir Francis Drake sets sail from England to go around the world on this day in history.
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 Jan Campanus, composer, dies at 50 on December - 13.
1636 On December - 13 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 December - 13 new Zealand discovered by Dutch navigator Abel Tasman
1642 New Zealand discovered by the Dutch navigator, Abel Tasman on December - 13.
1643 On this day in history english Civil War: The Battle of Alton takes place in Hampshire.
1668 On this day in history 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 this day in history dodoftei, Romanian metropolitan of Moldavia/writer (Saint Lives), dies
1724 On December - 13 aepinus, [Franz UT Hoch], German physician/physicist
1729 Anthony Collins, Engl philosopher (On Liberty & Necessity), dies at 53 on December - 13.