Historical Events In August - 13
Friday, 19 April 2019
0523 On August - 13 st John I begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0586 On this day in history radegund, wife of Clotaire I
0587 Radegundis, daughter of Thurings king Berthar/saint, dies on August - 13.
0662 On August - 13 maximus Confessor, Greek theologist/crusader, dies
0900 On August - 13 zwentibold, king of Lutherans (895-900), dies in battle at 29
1099 On August - 13 raniero elected as Pope Paschal II
1134 Irene [Pirisca], Byzantine empress, dies on this day in history.
1191 Philips van Heinsberg, archbishop of Cologne, dies on August - 13.
1278 Daikaku, Zen teacher Rinzai line/head of Kenchoji, dies in Japan at 65 on this day in history.
1326 On August - 13 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 On this day in history king Henry V of England army lands on mouth of Seine River
1422 William Caxton, 1st English printer (Histories of Troy) on August - 13.
1516 Kings Charles I & Francois I signs Treaty of Noyons on this day in history.
1521 On August - 13 cortes destroys the capital of the Aztec Empire
1521 On this day in history spanish conquerors Tenochtitlan (Mexico City) from Aztecs
1523 Gerard David, Flemish painter on August - 13.
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 On this day in history michael Servetus is arrested by John Calvin in Geneva as a heretic.
1578 On August - 13 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 Johann A Quenstedt, German Lutherian theologist on August - 13.
1624 On this day in history cardinal Richelieu appointed Chief Minister of France by Louis XIII
1630 Ferdinand II fires supreme commander Albrecht von Wallenstein on this day in history.
1637 Dirck J Bas, Dutch merchant/regent/govt leader (OIC), dies on this day in history.
1642 Christiaan Huygens discovers Martian south polar cap on August - 13.
1645 On August - 13 sweden & Denmark sign Peace of Brömsebro
1651 Litchfield, CT founded on this day in history.
1655 On August - 13 johann Christoph Denner, inventor (clarinet)
1674 Lars Johnstown, [Lasse Lucidor], Swedish poet, dies at 35 on August - 13.
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 August - 13.
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