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 This day in History - February 10
469 Historic Events for February 10
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St Paul thought to have been shipwrecked at Malta

Event
1098

Crusaders defeat Prince Redwan of Aleppo at Antioch

Event
1134

Robert III/II Curthouse, Duke of Normandy, dies

Death
1162

Boudouin III, son of King Fulco of Anjou/husband of Theodora, dies

Death
1164

Hugo of Fosses/Pr‚montr‚, abbott of Pr‚montr‚, dies

Death
1164

Hugo van Fosses/Pr‚montr‚, abbott of Pr‚montr‚, dies

Death
1482

Luca della Robbia, Italian sculptor (majolica reliefs), dies at 81

Death
1495

William Stanley, Engl lord chamberlain, executed for conspiracy

Death
1535

12 nude anabaptists run through Amsterdam streets

Event
1549

Tom‚ de Sousa appointed gov-gen of Brazil

Event
1567

Lord Darnley Stuart, husband of English queen Mary, murdered

Death
1588

Joost Sybrantsz Buyck, Amsterdam merchant/regent, dies at about 82

Death
1598

Anna van Bull, 1st wife of Polish/Swedish king Sigismund II, dies

Death
1609

John Suckling, English Cavalier poet/dramatist/courtier

Birth
1635

Acad‚mie Fran‡aise forms in Paris (by Cardinal Richelieu)

Event
1637

Henri‰tte Catharina van Nassau, Dutch daughter of Frederik Henry

Birth
1657

Sebastian Stosskopf, Elzabethian painter, dies at 59

Death
1670

William Congreve, England, writer (Old Bachelor, Way of the World)

Birth
1670

Norbert van Flowers, [Cephalus], Flemish painter

Birth
1676

Wampanoag Indians under King Philip kill all men in Lancaster Mass

Event
1678

Philip Vingboons, Amsterdam's master builder, buried

Death
1685

Aaron Hill, English playwright/poet (Tragedy of Zara)

Birth
1686

Johann F Gronovius, Dutch physician/botany

Birth
1686

William Dugdale, Garter King of Arms (1677-86), dies

Death
1696

Johann Melchior Molter, composer

Birth