Historical Events In August - 13
Friday, 18 September 2020
0523 St John I begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0586 On August - 13 radegund, wife of Clotaire I
0587 Radegundis, daughter of Thurings king Berthar/saint, dies on August - 13.
0662 On this day in history maximus Confessor, Greek theologist/crusader, dies
0900 Zwentibold, king of Lutherans (895-900), dies in battle at 29 on this day in history.
1099 On August - 13 raniero elected as Pope Paschal II
1134 Irene [Pirisca], Byzantine empress, dies on this day in history.
1191 Philips van Heinsberg, archbishop of Cologne, dies on August - 13.
1278 Daikaku, Zen teacher Rinzai line/head of Kenchoji, dies in Japan at 65 on August - 13.
1326 On August - 13 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.
1415 King Henry V of England army lands on mouth of Seine River on August - 13.
1422 On August - 13 william Caxton, 1st English printer (Histories of Troy)
1516 Kings Charles I & Francois I signs Treaty of Noyons on August - 13.
1521 On this day in history cortes destroys the capital of the Aztec Empire
1521 Spanish conquerors Tenochtitlan (Mexico City) from Aztecs on August - 13.
1523 Gerard David, Flemish painter on August - 13.
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 On this day in history michael Servetus is arrested by John Calvin in Geneva as a heretic.
1578 Duke French van Anjou recognized as protector of Netherlands on August - 13.
1608 On August - 13 john Smith's story of Jamestown's 1st days submitted for publication
1617 On August - 13 johann A Quenstedt, German Lutherian theologist
1624 Cardinal Richelieu appointed Chief Minister of France by Louis XIII on August - 13.
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 Christiaan Huygens discovers Martian south polar cap on August - 13.
1645 Sweden & Denmark sign Peace of Brömsebro on this day in history.
1651 On this day in history litchfield, CT founded
1655 Johann Christoph Denner, inventor (clarinet) on August - 13.
1674 Lars Johnstown, [Lasse Lucidor], Swedish poet, dies at 35 on this day in history.
1692 Anton Simon Ignaz Praelisauer, composer on this day in history.
1695 -15] French troops under Villeroi shoot in Brussels on this day in history.
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 French & Bavarian forces were routed by a combined British, German & Dutch army at Blenheim, Germany on this day in history.