Historical Events In August - 13
Monday, 19 April 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 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.
1099 On this day in history raniero elected as Pope Paschal II
1134 On August - 13 irene [Pirisca], Byzantine empress, dies
1191 On August - 13 philips van Heinsberg, archbishop of Cologne, dies
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 August - 13.
1415 King Henry V of England army lands on mouth of Seine River on August - 13.
1422 William Caxton, 1st English printer (Histories of Troy) on August - 13.
1516 On August - 13 kings Charles I & Francois I signs Treaty of Noyons
1521 On August - 13 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 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 this day in history.
1553 On August - 13 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 John Smith's story of Jamestown's 1st days submitted for publication on August - 13.
1617 Johann A Quenstedt, German Lutherian theologist on this day in history.
1624 Cardinal Richelieu appointed Chief Minister of France by Louis XIII on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1645 Sweden & Denmark sign Peace of Brömsebro on August - 13.
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 August - 13 anton Simon Ignaz Praelisauer, composer
1695 On this day in history -15] French troops under Villeroi shoot in Brussels
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 August - 13.