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