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Historical Events In August - 13

Monday, 14 June 2021

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  On August - 13 radegundis, daughter of Thurings king Berthar/saint, dies  

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

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

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

1278  Daikaku, Zen teacher Rinzai line/head of Kenchoji, dies in Japan at 65 on August - 13.  

1326  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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

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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1578  Duke French van Anjou recognized as protector of Netherlands on this day in history.  

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  Cardinal Richelieu appointed Chief Minister of France by Louis XIII on this day in history.  

1630  On August - 13 ferdinand II fires supreme commander Albrecht von Wallenstein  

1637  On August - 13 dirck J Bas, Dutch merchant/regent/govt leader (OIC), dies  

1642  On August - 13 christiaan Huygens discovers Martian south polar cap  

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

1651  Litchfield, CT founded on August - 13.  

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  On this day in history anton Simon Ignaz Praelisauer, composer  

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

1696  On this day in history state of Drenthe accredits Willem III as mayor  

1704  English defeat French at Battle of Blenheim on this day in history.  

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

1422  William Caxton, 1st English printer (Histories of Troy) was born on August - 13.  

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

1617  On August - 13 birth of johann A Quenstedt, German Lutherian theologist  

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 this day in history.  

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

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

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

1191  Philips van Heinsberg, archbishop of Cologne, dies on August - 13.  

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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