Historical Events In August - 13
Friday, 23 August 2019
0523 St John I begins his reign as Catholic Pope on August - 13.
0586 Radegund, wife of Clotaire I on August - 13.
0587 Radegundis, daughter of Thurings king Berthar/saint, dies on this day in history.
0662 On August - 13 maximus Confessor, Greek theologist/crusader, dies
0900 On this day in history zwentibold, king of Lutherans (895-900), dies in battle at 29
1099 Raniero elected as Pope Paschal II on this day in history.
1134 On August - 13 irene [Pirisca], Byzantine empress, dies
1191 On August - 13 philips van Heinsberg, archbishop of Cologne, dies
1278 Daikaku, Zen teacher Rinzai line/head of Kenchoji, dies in Japan at 65 on August - 13.
1326 On this day in history 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.
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 this day in history.
1516 Kings Charles I & Francois I signs Treaty of Noyons on this day in history.
1521 On this day in history cortes destroys the capital of the Aztec Empire
1521 On this day in history spanish conquerors Tenochtitlan (Mexico City) from Aztecs
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 this day in history.
1553 Michael Servetus is arrested by John Calvin in Geneva as a heretic on this day in history.
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 August - 13 johann A Quenstedt, German Lutherian theologist
1624 On this day in history cardinal Richelieu appointed Chief Minister of France by Louis XIII
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 On this day in history christiaan Huygens discovers Martian south polar cap
1645 On August - 13 sweden & Denmark sign Peace of Brömsebro
1651 Litchfield, CT founded on this day in history.
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 State of Drenthe accredits Willem III as mayor on August - 13.
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 this day in history.