On This Day

What Happened in April 1204

Historical Events

  • Apr 12 4th Crusade occupies and plunders Constantinople
  • Apr 13 Crusaders occupy Constantinople

Famous Deaths


Person of interestEleanor of Aquitaine

Apr 1 Eleanor of Aquitaine, wife of King Louis VII of France and King Henry II of England, mother to Richard the Lionheart, Henry the Young King and King John, dies at around 81

Queen of France and England and Duchess of Aquitaine Eleanor of Aquitaine
Queen of France and England and Duchess of Aquitaine
Eleanor of Aquitaine