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Historical Events In August - 13

Sunday, 03 July 2022

0523  St John I begins his reign as Catholic Pope on August - 13.  

0586  Radegund, wife of Clotaire I on this day in history.  

0587  Radegundis, daughter of Thurings king Berthar/saint, dies on August - 13.  

0662  Maximus Confessor, Greek theologist/crusader, dies on August - 13.  

0900  On this day in history zwentibold, king of Lutherans (895-900), dies in battle at 29  

1099  Raniero elected as Pope Paschal II on August - 13.  

1134  Irene [Pirisca], Byzantine empress, dies on August - 13.  

1191  On August - 13 philips van Heinsberg, archbishop of Cologne, dies  

1278  Daikaku, Zen teacher Rinzai line/head of Kenchoji, dies in Japan at 65 on this day in history.  

1326  Aradia de Toscano, according to legend/folklore, is initiated into a Dianic witchcraft cult and subsequently founds the tradition of Stregheria, later known as the Malandanti on August - 13.  

1415  King Henry V of England army lands on mouth of Seine River on this day in history.  

1422  On August - 13 william Caxton, 1st English printer (Histories of Troy)  

1516  Kings Charles I & Francois I signs Treaty of Noyons on this day in history.  

1521  On this day in history cortes destroys the capital of the Aztec Empire  

1521  On this day in history spanish conquerors Tenochtitlan (Mexico City) from Aztecs  

1523  On August - 13 gerard David, Flemish painter  

1536  On August - 13 buddhist monks from Kyōto's Enryaku Temple set fire to 21 Nichiren temples throughout Kyoto in the Tenbun Hokke Disturbance. (Traditional Japanese date: July 27, 1536).  

1553  Michael Servetus is arrested by John Calvin in Geneva as a heretic on August - 13.  

1578  On this day in history duke French van Anjou recognized as protector of Netherlands  

1608  John Smith's story of Jamestown's 1st days submitted for publication on August - 13.  

1617  Johann A Quenstedt, German Lutherian theologist on August - 13.  

1624  On August - 13 cardinal Richelieu appointed Chief Minister of France by Louis XIII  

1630  Ferdinand II fires supreme commander Albrecht von Wallenstein on August - 13.  

1637  Dirck J Bas, Dutch merchant/regent/govt leader (OIC), dies on this day in history.  

1642  On this day in history christiaan Huygens discovers Martian south polar cap  

1645  Sweden & Denmark sign Peace of Brömsebro on this day in history.  

1651  Litchfield, CT founded on this day in history.  

1655  On this day in history johann Christoph Denner, inventor (clarinet)  

1674  On August - 13 lars Johnstown, [Lasse Lucidor], Swedish poet, dies at 35  

1692  Anton Simon Ignaz Praelisauer, composer on this day in history.  

1695  On this day in history -15] French troops under Villeroi shoot in Brussels  

1696  On August - 13 state of Drenthe accredits Willem III as mayor  

1704  On this day in history english defeat French at Battle of Blenheim  

1704  On this day in history french & Bavarian forces were routed by a combined British, German & Dutch army at Blenheim, Germany  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 13

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0582  Arnulf of Metz, French bishop and saint (d. 640) was born on August - 13.  

1311  King Alfonso XI of Castile and Leon (d. 1350) was born on this day in history.  

1422  William Caxton, 1st English printer (Histories of Troy) was born on this day in history.  

1584  On this day in history birth of theophilus Howard, 2nd Earl of Suffolk, English politician (d. 1640)  

1617  On this day in history birth of johann A Quenstedt, German Lutherian theologist  

1625  On August - 13 birth of rasmus Bartholin, Danish physician, mathematician, and physicist (d. 1698)  

1655  On August - 13 birth of johann Christoph Denner, inventor (clarinet)  

1662  On August - 13 birth of charles Seymour, 6th Duke of Somerset, English politician (d. 1748)  

Famous Deaths In August - 13

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0586  Death of Radegund, wife of Clotaire I on this day in history.  

0587  Radegundis, daughter of Thurings king Berthar/saint, dies on this day in history.  

0662  Maximus Confessor, Greek theologist/crusader, dies on August - 13.  

0900  Zwentibold, king of Lutherans (895-900), dies in battle at 29 on August - 13.  

1134  Irene [Pirisca], Byzantine empress, dies on August - 13.  

1191  Philips van Heinsberg, archbishop of Cologne, dies on this day in history.  

1278  On August - 13 daikaku, Zen teacher Rinzai line/head of Kenchoji, dies in Japan at 65  

1382  On this day in history death of eleanor of Aragon, wife of John I of Castile (b. 1358)  

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