Historical Events For January - 13
Friday, 20 January 2017
0533 Remigius van Reims, 1st bishop of Reims (459-533)/saint, dies about 96 on this day in history.
0858 Aethelwolf, king of Wessex (Battle at Aclea), dies on this day in history.
0888 Charles III, the Fat One, King of Franconia/Roman emperor, dies on January - 13.
0888 On January - 13 duke Odo becomes king of West-France
1049 On this day in history derrick IV, Count of Holland (1039-49), dies in battle
1099 On this day in history crusaders set fire to Mara Syria
1177 Hendrik Jasomirgott Babenberg, Duke of Austria, dies on January - 13.
1307 Arnoud van Foreest, Dom deacon of Utrecht, dies on January - 13.
1330 Frederick (III), the Handsome, duke of Austrian/German anti-king, dies on January - 13.
1381 On January - 13 st Colette, abbess/reformer (Poor Clares)
1406 Matteo Palmieri, Italian writer (Della vita civile) on this day in history.
1488 On January - 13 hermann Vischer, "the Old", buried
1505 Joachim II Hector, ruler (Brandenburg) on January - 13.
1547 On this day in history earl Henry Howard of Surrey sentenced to death
1559 Elizabeth I crowned queen of England in Westminster Abbey on this day in history.
1596 Jan J Goyen, Dutch landscape painter on this day in history.
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 January - 13 the Bank of Genoa fails after announcement of national bankruptcy in Spain.
1610 Galileo Galilei discovers Callisto, 4th satellite of Jupiter on this day in history.
1616 Antoinette Bourignon, Flemish mystic/French religious fanatic on January - 13.
1621 On January - 13 jan Pieterszoon Coen's fleet sets sail to Moluccas (from Jacarta)
1625 Pieter Bruegel "the Older", (Bloemenbruegel), Flemish painter, dies on this day in history.
1630 On this day in history patent to Plymouth Colony issued
1651 Abraham C Bloemaert, painter/cartoonist/engraver, dies at 86 on January - 13.
1673 On this day in history jean Racine's "Mithridate," premieres in Paris
1682 Simon van Leeuwen, Dutch lawyer/historian, dies at 55 on January - 13.
1683 On January - 13 johann Christoph Graupner, German composer
1690 Gottfried Heinrich Stolzel, composer on January - 13.
1691 On January - 13 george Fox, founder of Quakers, dies at 66
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 On this day in history james Oglethorpe &130 English colonists arrive at Charleston, SC