Category: "April"

April 30

0030 - Jesus of Nazareth was crucified.  0313 - Licinius unified the whole of the eastern empire under his own rule.  1250 - King Louis IX of France was ransomed for one million dollars.  1527 - Henry VIII and King Francis of France signed the treaty… more »

April 29

1289 - Qala'un, the Sultan of Egypt, captured Tripoli.  1429 - Joan of Arc lead Orleans, France, to victory over Britain.  1661 - The Chinese Ming dynasty occupied Taiwan.  1672 - King Louis XIV of France invaded the Netherlands.  1813 - Rubber was… more »

April 28

0357 - Constantius II visited Rome for the first time.  1282 - Villagers in Palermo led a revolt against French rule in Sicily.  1635 - Virginia Governor John Harvey was accused of treason and removed from office.  1686 - The first volume of Isaac… more »

April 27

1296 - The Scots were defeated by Edward I at the Battle of Dunbar.  1509 - Pope Julius II excommunicated the Italian state of Venice.  1521 - Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan was killed by natives in the Philippines.  1565 - The first Spanish… more »

April 26

1478 - Pazzi conspirators attacked Lorenzo and kill Giuliano de'Medici.  1514 - Copernicus made his first observations of Saturn.  1607 - The British established an American colony at Cape Henry, Virginia. It was the first permanent English… more »
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