Historical Events In August - 13
Saturday, 04 April 2020
0523 On August - 13 st John I begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0586 On August - 13 radegund, wife of Clotaire I
0587 On August - 13 radegundis, daughter of Thurings king Berthar/saint, dies
0662 On this day in history maximus Confessor, Greek theologist/crusader, dies
0900 On August - 13 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 this day in history irene [Pirisca], Byzantine empress, dies
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 August - 13 king Henry V of England army lands on mouth of Seine River
1422 On August - 13 william Caxton, 1st English printer (Histories of Troy)
1516 Kings Charles I & Francois I signs Treaty of Noyons on this day in history.
1521 Cortes destroys the capital of the Aztec Empire on August - 13.
1521 On August - 13 spanish conquerors Tenochtitlan (Mexico City) from Aztecs
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 On this day in history michael Servetus is arrested by John Calvin in Geneva as a heretic.
1578 On this day in history duke French van Anjou recognized as protector of Netherlands
1608 On August - 13 john Smith's story of Jamestown's 1st days submitted for publication
1617 Johann A Quenstedt, German Lutherian theologist on August - 13.
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 On this day in history christiaan Huygens discovers Martian south polar cap
1645 On August - 13 sweden & Denmark sign Peace of BrĂ¶msebro
1651 Litchfield, CT founded on August - 13.
1655 Johann Christoph Denner, inventor (clarinet) on this day in history.
1674 Lars Johnstown, [Lasse Lucidor], Swedish poet, dies at 35 on August - 13.
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 French & Bavarian forces were routed by a combined British, German & Dutch army at Blenheim, Germany on August - 13.