Historical Events For January - 13
Sunday, 18 February 2018
0533 On January - 13 remigius van Reims, 1st bishop of Reims (459-533)/saint, dies about 96
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 this day in history.
0888 On January - 13 duke Odo becomes king of West-France
1049 Derrick IV, Count of Holland (1039-49), dies in battle on this day in history.
1099 Crusaders set fire to Mara Syria on this day in history.
1177 Hendrik Jasomirgott Babenberg, Duke of Austria, dies on January - 13.
1307 On this day in history arnoud van Foreest, Dom deacon of Utrecht, dies
1330 Frederick (III), the Handsome, duke of Austrian/German anti-king, dies on January - 13.
1381 St Colette, abbess/reformer (Poor Clares) on this day in history.
1406 On January - 13 matteo Palmieri, Italian writer (Della vita civile)
1488 Hermann Vischer, "the Old", buried on January - 13.
1505 Joachim II Hector, ruler (Brandenburg) on this day in history.
1547 Earl Henry Howard of Surrey sentenced to death on this day in history.
1559 Elizabeth I crowned queen of England in Westminster Abbey on January - 13.
1596 Jan J Goyen, Dutch landscape painter on January - 13.
1599 Edmund Spenser, poet (Faerie Queene), dies at about 46 on this day in history.
1605 The controversial play Eastward Hoe by Ben Jonson, George Chapman, and John Marston is performed, landing two of the authors in prison on this day in history.
1607 On this day in history the Bank of Genoa fails after announcement of national bankruptcy in Spain.
1610 Galileo Galilei discovers Callisto, 4th satellite of Jupiter on January - 13.
1616 On January - 13 antoinette Bourignon, Flemish mystic/French religious fanatic
1621 On this day in history 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 On this day in history abraham C Bloemaert, painter/cartoonist/engraver, dies at 86
1673 Jean Racine's "Mithridate," premieres in Paris on January - 13.
1682 On this day in history simon van Leeuwen, Dutch lawyer/historian, dies at 55
1683 On January - 13 johann Christoph Graupner, German composer
1690 Gottfried Heinrich Stolzel, composer on January - 13.
1691 George Fox, founder of Quakers, dies at 66 on this day in history.
1695 Jonathan Swift ordained an Anglican priest in Ireland on this day in history.
1702 Peter Rabus, Dutch poet/translator (Great Name Book), dies at 41 on this day in history.
1727 On this day in history johann Christoph Schmugel, composer
1733 James Oglethorpe &130 English colonists arrive at Charleston, SC on January - 13.