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 This day in History - April 6
404 Historic Events for April 6
402

Battle at Pollentia: Roman army under Stilicho beats Visigoten

Event
610

Lailat-ul Qadar, night koran descended to Earth

Event
774

Charles the Great affirms Pippins promise of Quiercy

Event
885

Methodius, Greek apostle of the slaves/archbishop of Sirmium, dies

Death
912

Nottker "the Stamelaar", benedictine monk/poet, dies at about 71

Death
1106

Fire in Venice

Event
1199

Richard I, the Lion-hearted, King of England (1189-99), dies at 41

Death
1252

Peter of Verona, [Peter Martyr], Italian inquisitor/st, dies at 45

Death
1327

Italian poet Petrarch 1st sets eyes on his beloved Laura

Event
1348

Petrarch's Laura, dies of plague

Death
1362

Jacques de Bourbon, count of Marche, killed in battle

Death
1362

Robber bastion Tard-Venus strikes at Brignais France

Event
1472

Pieter Bladelin, Belgium, land owner (Middelburg castle), dies

Death
1483

Raphael Sanzio, Italian painter/master builder (Madonna Sistina)

Birth
1489

Hans Waldmann, Swiss military/mayor (Zurich), beheaded

Death
1490

Matthias Corvinus, king of Hungary, dies

Death
1516

A Willaert installed as singer of cardinal Ippolito I d'Este

Event
1520

Raphael [Sanzio], artist (Sistine Madonna), dies on his 37th birthday

Death
1528

Albrecht Drer, German painter/graphic artist, dies in Germany at 56

Death
1551

Joachim Vadianus, Swiss physician/mayor of Sankt Gallen, dies at 66

Death
1590

Francis Walsingham, English secretary of state, dies at about 57

Death
1593

Henry Barrow, English puritian/Congressionalist, hanged

Death
1593

John Greenwood, English Congressionalist, hanged

Death
1605

John Stow, British historian, dies

Death
1631

Vincenzo De Grandis, composer

Birth