Events in History

Events in History for Tuesday April 13th 2016

1250 The Seventh Crusade is defeated in Egypt, Louis IX of France is captured.
1598 Edict of Nantes grants political rights to French Huguenots
1742 George Frideric Handel’s oratorio “Messiah” performed for the 1st time at New Music Hall in Dublin
1860 1st Pony Express reaches Sacramento, California
1868 Abyssinian War ends as British and Indian troops capture Magdala and Ethiopian Emperor commits suicide
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