Historical Events In August - 13
Thursday, 24 September 2020
0523 On August - 13 st John I begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0586 Radegund, wife of Clotaire I on August - 13.
0587 Radegundis, daughter of Thurings king Berthar/saint, dies on August - 13.
0662 On this day in history maximus Confessor, Greek theologist/crusader, dies
0900 Zwentibold, king of Lutherans (895-900), dies in battle at 29 on August - 13.
1099 On August - 13 raniero elected as Pope Paschal II
1134 Irene [Pirisca], Byzantine empress, dies on August - 13.
1191 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1415 On this day in history king Henry V of England army lands on mouth of Seine River
1422 On this day in history william Caxton, 1st English printer (Histories of Troy)
1516 On this day in history kings Charles I & Francois I signs Treaty of Noyons
1521 Cortes destroys the capital of the Aztec Empire on this day in history.
1521 On this day in history spanish conquerors Tenochtitlan (Mexico City) from Aztecs
1523 On this day in history gerard David, Flemish painter
1536 On this day in history 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 Michael Servetus is arrested by John Calvin in Geneva as a heretic on August - 13.
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 this day in history.
1624 On August - 13 cardinal Richelieu appointed Chief Minister of France by Louis XIII
1630 On August - 13 ferdinand II fires supreme commander Albrecht von Wallenstein
1637 Dirck J Bas, Dutch merchant/regent/govt leader (OIC), dies on this day in history.
1642 On this day in history christiaan Huygens discovers Martian south polar cap
1645 On this day in history sweden & Denmark sign Peace of Brömsebro
1651 On August - 13 litchfield, CT founded
1655 Johann Christoph Denner, inventor (clarinet) on this day in history.
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 On August - 13 state of Drenthe accredits Willem III as mayor
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