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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.  

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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 August - 13 birth of king Alfonso XI of Castile and Leon (d. 1350)  

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

1584  Theophilus Howard, 2nd Earl of Suffolk, English politician (d. 1640) was born on August - 13.  

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

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

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

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 August - 13 death of radegund, wife of Clotaire I  

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

0662  On August - 13 maximus Confessor, Greek theologist/crusader, dies  

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

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  

1382  Death of Eleanor of Aragon, wife of John I of Castile (b. 1358) on this day in history.  

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