Wednesday, April 10, 2013

History Trivia - Ludovico Sforza captured by Swiss troops

April 10

837 Comet 1P/837 F1 (Halley) approached within 0.0334 AUs of Earth.

847 St Leo IV began his reign as Catholic Pope.

879 Louis III became King of the Western Franks.

1500 Ludovico Sforza was captured by the Swiss troops at Novara and was handed over to the French.

1512 James V of Scotland was born. His only legitimate child to survive to adulthood was Mary, Queen of Scots. His illegitimate son, the Earl of Moray, became regent of Scotland when Mary abdicated.

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