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Historical Events In August - 13

Tuesday, 07 July 2020

0523  On August - 13 st John I begins his reign as Catholic Pope  

0586  On this day in history radegund, wife of Clotaire I  

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

0662  On this day in history maximus Confessor, Greek theologist/crusader, dies  

0900  On August - 13 zwentibold, king of Lutherans (895-900), dies in battle at 29  

1099  On August - 13 raniero elected as Pope Paschal II  

1134  On August - 13 irene [Pirisca], Byzantine empress, dies  

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  

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 this day in history william Caxton, 1st English printer (Histories of Troy)  

1516  On this day in history kings Charles I & Francois I signs Treaty of Noyons  

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

1521  Spanish conquerors Tenochtitlan (Mexico City) from Aztecs on this day in history.  

1523  On this day in history gerard David, Flemish painter  

1536  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) on August - 13.  

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  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 August - 13 christiaan Huygens discovers Martian south polar cap  

1645  On August - 13 sweden & Denmark sign Peace of Brömsebro  

1651  On this day in history litchfield, CT founded  

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

1674  Lars Johnstown, [Lasse Lucidor], Swedish poet, dies at 35 on this day in history.  

1692  On August - 13 anton Simon Ignaz Praelisauer, composer  

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

1696  State of Drenthe accredits Willem III as mayor on August - 13.  

1704  English defeat French at Battle of Blenheim on August - 13.  

1704  On August - 13 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  On this day in history birth of arnulf of Metz, French bishop and saint (d. 640)  

1311  On this day in history birth of king Alfonso XI of Castile and Leon (d. 1350)  

1422  On this day in history birth of william Caxton, 1st English printer (Histories of Troy)  

1584  Theophilus Howard, 2nd Earl of Suffolk, English politician (d. 1640) was born on this day in history.  

1617  Johann A Quenstedt, German Lutherian theologist was born on this day in history.  

1625  Rasmus Bartholin, Danish physician, mathematician, and physicist (d. 1698) was born on this day in history.  

1655  Johann Christoph Denner, inventor (clarinet) was born on August - 13.  

1662  Charles Seymour, 6th Duke of Somerset, English politician (d. 1748) was born on August - 13.  

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Famous Deaths In August - 13

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0586  On this day in history death of radegund, wife of Clotaire I  

0587  On this day in history radegundis, daughter of Thurings king Berthar/saint, dies  

0662  Maximus Confessor, Greek theologist/crusader, dies on this day in history.  

0900  On August - 13 zwentibold, king of Lutherans (895-900), dies in battle at 29  

1134  On August - 13 irene [Pirisca], Byzantine empress, dies  

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 August - 13.  

1382  Death of Eleanor of Aragon, wife of John I of Castile (b. 1358) on August - 13.  

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