47 BC Ptolemy XII, King of
Egypt and brother of Cleopatra, drowned in the Nile, probably with an assist by
Julius Caesar, who thereby made Cleopatra queen.
421 City of Venice founded.
708 Constantine I began his reign as
1199 Richard I was wounded by a crossbow bolt while fighting
France which led to his death on April 6.
1306 Robert the Bruce was crowned
King of Scotland.