Historical Events For January - 13
Wednesday, 29 March 2017
0533 On this day in history remigius van Reims, 1st bishop of Reims (459-533)/saint, dies about 96
0858 On January - 13 aethelwolf, king of Wessex (Battle at Aclea), dies
0888 Charles III, the Fat One, King of Franconia/Roman emperor, dies on January - 13.
0888 Duke Odo becomes king of West-France on this day in history.
1049 Derrick IV, Count of Holland (1039-49), dies in battle on January - 13.
1099 Crusaders set fire to Mara Syria on this day in history.
1177 On this day in history hendrik Jasomirgott Babenberg, Duke of Austria, dies
1307 On January - 13 arnoud van Foreest, Dom deacon of Utrecht, dies
1330 On January - 13 frederick (III), the Handsome, duke of Austrian/German anti-king, dies
1381 On this day in history st Colette, abbess/reformer (Poor Clares)
1406 Matteo Palmieri, Italian writer (Della vita civile) on January - 13.
1488 On January - 13 hermann Vischer, "the Old", buried
1505 On this day in history joachim II Hector, ruler (Brandenburg)
1547 Earl Henry Howard of Surrey sentenced to death on this day in history.
1559 On this day in history elizabeth I crowned queen of England in Westminster Abbey
1596 Jan J Goyen, Dutch landscape painter on January - 13.
1599 On this day in history edmund Spenser, poet (Faerie Queene), dies at about 46
1605 The controversial play Eastward Hoe by Ben Jonson, George Chapman, and John Marston is performed, landing two of the authors in prison on January - 13.
1607 On this day in history the Bank of Genoa fails after announcement of national bankruptcy in Spain.
1610 On this day in history galileo Galilei discovers Callisto, 4th satellite of Jupiter
1616 On this day in history antoinette Bourignon, Flemish mystic/French religious fanatic
1621 Jan Pieterszoon Coen's fleet sets sail to Moluccas (from Jacarta) on this day in history.
1625 Pieter Bruegel "the Older", (Bloemenbruegel), Flemish painter, dies on January - 13.
1630 Patent to Plymouth Colony issued on this day in history.
1651 On this day in history abraham C Bloemaert, painter/cartoonist/engraver, dies at 86
1673 On this day in history jean Racine's "Mithridate," premieres in Paris
1682 On January - 13 simon van Leeuwen, Dutch lawyer/historian, dies at 55
1683 Johann Christoph Graupner, German composer on this day in history.
1690 On this day in history gottfried Heinrich Stolzel, composer
1691 George Fox, founder of Quakers, dies at 66 on this day in history.
1695 Jonathan Swift ordained an Anglican priest in Ireland on January - 13.
1702 On January - 13 peter Rabus, Dutch poet/translator (Great Name Book), dies at 41
1727 Johann Christoph Schmugel, composer on January - 13.
1733 James Oglethorpe &130 English colonists arrive at Charleston, SC on January - 13.