Historical Events In August - 13
Sunday, 13 October 2019
0523 On August - 13 st John I begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0586 On August - 13 radegund, wife of Clotaire I
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 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 On this day in history irene [Pirisca], Byzantine empress, dies
1191 Philips van Heinsberg, archbishop of Cologne, dies on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1415 King Henry V of England army lands on mouth of Seine River on August - 13.
1422 On this day in history william Caxton, 1st English printer (Histories of Troy)
1516 Kings Charles I & Francois I signs Treaty of Noyons on August - 13.
1521 Cortes destroys the capital of the Aztec Empire on August - 13.
1521 Spanish conquerors Tenochtitlan (Mexico City) from Aztecs on this day in history.
1523 Gerard David, Flemish painter on August - 13.
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 this day in history.
1553 Michael Servetus is arrested by John Calvin in Geneva as a heretic on August - 13.
1578 Duke French van Anjou recognized as protector of Netherlands on August - 13.
1608 On August - 13 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 this day in history dirck J Bas, Dutch merchant/regent/govt leader (OIC), dies
1642 Christiaan Huygens discovers Martian south polar cap on this day in history.
1645 On this day in history 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 On this day in history lars Johnstown, [Lasse Lucidor], Swedish poet, dies at 35
1692 Anton Simon Ignaz Praelisauer, composer on August - 13.
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 August - 13.