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Historical Events In August - 13

Saturday, 06 March 2021

0523  St John I begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.  

0586  Radegund, wife of Clotaire I on August - 13.  

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 this day in history.  

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

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  

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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1521  Cortes destroys the capital of the Aztec Empire on August - 13.  

1521  Spanish conquerors Tenochtitlan (Mexico City) from Aztecs on August - 13.  

1523  Gerard David, Flemish painter on August - 13.  

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 this day in history.  

1608  On August - 13 john Smith's story of Jamestown's 1st days submitted for publication  

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

1624  On this day in history cardinal Richelieu appointed Chief Minister of France by Louis XIII  

1630  On this day in history ferdinand II fires supreme commander Albrecht von Wallenstein  

1637  On this day in history dirck J Bas, Dutch merchant/regent/govt leader (OIC), dies  

1642  Christiaan Huygens discovers Martian south polar cap on August - 13.  

1645  On this day in history 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  On this day in history 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  State of Drenthe accredits Willem III as mayor on August - 13.  

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 August - 13.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 13

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0582  On August - 13 birth of arnulf of Metz, French bishop and saint (d. 640)  

1311  King Alfonso XI of Castile and Leon (d. 1350) was born on August - 13.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1625  On August - 13 birth of rasmus Bartholin, Danish physician, mathematician, and physicist (d. 1698)  

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

1662  On this day in history birth of charles Seymour, 6th Duke of Somerset, English politician (d. 1748)  

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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 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  

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

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