April 13 in Pop Culture History

April 13 in Pop Culture History

note: On April 13th, a Friday in 2029, 99942 Apophis, an asteroid more than 1,000 feet wide, will pass by Earth closer than the moon and should easily be observed with the naked eye.

1204 – Constantinople fell to the Crusaders of the Fourth Crusade.

1360 – On “Black Monday,” a hail storm killed 1,000 English soldiers and 6,000 horses. Edward III, fearing it a sign from God, paused …