Historical Events In August - 13
Monday, 18 February 2019
0523 St John I begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0586 On August - 13 radegund, wife of Clotaire I
0587 Radegundis, daughter of Thurings king Berthar/saint, dies on August - 13.
0662 Maximus Confessor, Greek theologist/crusader, dies on August - 13.
0900 Zwentibold, king of Lutherans (895-900), dies in battle at 29 on August - 13.
1099 Raniero elected as Pope Paschal II on this day in history.
1134 Irene [Pirisca], Byzantine empress, dies on August - 13.
1191 On this day in history philips van Heinsberg, archbishop of Cologne, dies
1278 Daikaku, Zen teacher Rinzai line/head of Kenchoji, dies in Japan at 65 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history kings Charles I & Francois I signs Treaty of Noyons
1521 On August - 13 cortes destroys the capital of the Aztec Empire
1521 On August - 13 spanish conquerors Tenochtitlan (Mexico City) from Aztecs
1523 On August - 13 gerard David, Flemish painter
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 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 On this day in history john Smith's story of Jamestown's 1st days submitted for publication
1617 On this day in history johann A Quenstedt, German Lutherian theologist
1624 On August - 13 cardinal Richelieu appointed Chief Minister of France by Louis XIII
1630 Ferdinand II fires supreme commander Albrecht von Wallenstein on August - 13.
1637 On August - 13 dirck J Bas, Dutch merchant/regent/govt leader (OIC), dies
1642 Christiaan Huygens discovers Martian south polar cap on August - 13.
1645 Sweden & Denmark sign Peace of Brömsebro on August - 13.
1651 Litchfield, CT founded on August - 13.
1655 Johann Christoph Denner, inventor (clarinet) on this day in history.
1674 On August - 13 lars Johnstown, [Lasse Lucidor], Swedish poet, dies at 35
1692 On August - 13 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 August - 13 french & Bavarian forces were routed by a combined British, German & Dutch army at Blenheim, Germany