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 This day in History - April 5
432 Historic Events for April 5
823

Pope Peschalis I crowns Lotharius I, co-emperor of France

Event
828

Nicephorus, patriarch of Constantinopel (806-15), dies at about 77

Death
1058

Bishop John "Minchio," [domkop] elected as Pope Benedictus X

Event
1242

Alexander Nevsky of Novgorod defeats Teutonic Knights

Event
1242

Battle on the More of Pskov Estonia

Event
1258

Julian of Cornillon/Liege, Flemish visionary/saint, dies

Death
1270

Ramban Nachmanides, Talmudic scholar (Hiddushei Ha-Ramden), dies

Death
1531

Richard Roose, boiled to death for trying to poison an archbishop

Death
1566

200 Brussel nobles offer Margaretha of Parma a petition

Event
1585

Clemens Crabbeels becomes bishop of Hertogenbosch

Event
1588

Thomas Hobbes, England, philosopher (Leviathan)

Birth
1595

John Wilson, composer

Birth
1598

Laurentius Erhard, composer

Birth
1603

New English king James I departs Edinburgh for London

Event
1614

Indian princess Pocahontas marries English colonist John Rolfe

Event
1614

2nd parliament of King James I begin session (no enactments)

Event
1621

Mayflower sails from Plymouth on a return trip to England

Event
1626

Jan van Kessel, Flemish painter

Birth
1643

Charles V Leopold, Duke of Lorraine/fieldmarshal in Austria

Birth
1648

Spanish troops/feudal barons strike down people's uprising in Naples

Event
1649

Elihu Yale, England, philanthropist founded Yale

Birth
1649

John Winthrop, 1st governor Mass Bay Colony, dies at 61

Death
1673

Fran‡ois Caron, admiral/governor (Formosa), drowns at about 72

Death
1684

William Brouncker, 2nd viscount/1st pres of Royal Society, dies

Death
1693

Anne M L of Orl‚ans, duchess (Grande Mademoiselle), dies at 65

Death