Historical Events In August - 13
Tuesday, 03 August 2021
0523 St John I begins his reign as Catholic Pope on August - 13.
0586 Radegund, wife of Clotaire I on this day in history.
0587 Radegundis, daughter of Thurings king Berthar/saint, dies on August - 13.
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 this day in history.
1099 On this day in history 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 this day in history 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 On this day in history king Henry V of England army lands on mouth of Seine River
1422 On this day in history william Caxton, 1st English printer (Histories of Troy)
1516 Kings Charles I & Francois I signs Treaty of Noyons on August - 13.
1521 Cortes destroys the capital of the Aztec Empire on this day in history.
1521 Spanish conquerors Tenochtitlan (Mexico City) from Aztecs on this day in history.
1523 On August - 13 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 Michael Servetus is arrested by John Calvin in Geneva as a heretic on this day in history.
1578 On August - 13 duke French van Anjou recognized as protector of Netherlands
1608 On this day in history john Smith's story of Jamestown's 1st days submitted for publication
1617 On August - 13 johann A Quenstedt, German Lutherian theologist
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 August - 13.
1651 Litchfield, CT founded on August - 13.
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 Anton Simon Ignaz Praelisauer, composer on this day in history.
1695 On August - 13 -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 August - 13.
1704 French & Bavarian forces were routed by a combined British, German & Dutch army at Blenheim, Germany on this day in history.