0582 Arnulf of Metz, French bishop and saint (d. 640) was born on this day in history.
1311 King Alfonso XI of Castile and Leon (d. 1350) was born on this day in history.
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 Johann A Quenstedt, German Lutherian theologist was born on August - 13.
1625 On this day in history birth of rasmus Bartholin, Danish physician, mathematician, and physicist (d. 1698)
1655 Johann Christoph Denner, inventor (clarinet) was born on August - 13.
1662 Charles Seymour, 6th Duke of Somerset, English politician (d. 1748) was born on this day in history.
0586 On August - 13 death of 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 this day in history.
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 August - 13.
1278 Daikaku, Zen teacher Rinzai line/head of Kenchoji, dies in Japan at 65 on this day in history.
1382 On this day in history death of eleanor of Aragon, wife of John I of Castile (b. 1358)