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.