Historical Events In August - 13
Saturday, 04 July 2020
0523 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
0900 On August - 13 zwentibold, king of Lutherans (895-900), dies in battle at 29
1099 Raniero elected as Pope Paschal II on August - 13.
1134 Irene [Pirisca], Byzantine empress, dies on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1422 William Caxton, 1st English printer (Histories of Troy) on August - 13.
1516 Kings Charles I & Francois I signs Treaty of Noyons on August - 13.
1521 On August - 13 cortes destroys the capital of the Aztec Empire
1521 Spanish conquerors Tenochtitlan (Mexico City) from Aztecs on this day in history.
1523 Gerard David, Flemish painter on this day in history.
1536 Buddhist monks from KyĹŤto'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 this day in history duke French van Anjou recognized as protector of Netherlands
1608 John Smith's story of Jamestown's 1st days submitted for publication on August - 13.
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 this day in history ferdinand II fires supreme commander Albrecht von Wallenstein
1637 On August - 13 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 BrĂ¶msebro on August - 13.
1651 On this day in history litchfield, CT founded
1655 Johann Christoph Denner, inventor (clarinet) on August - 13.
1674 On this day in history lars Johnstown, [Lasse Lucidor], Swedish poet, dies at 35
1692 On this day in history anton Simon Ignaz Praelisauer, composer
1695 -15] French troops under Villeroi shoot in Brussels on August - 13.
1696 State of Drenthe accredits Willem III as mayor on this day in history.
1704 On August - 13 english defeat French at Battle of Blenheim
1704 On this day in history french & Bavarian forces were routed by a combined British, German & Dutch army at Blenheim, Germany