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