Historical Events In August - 13
Monday, 30 January 2023
0523 St John I begins his reign as Catholic Pope on August - 13.
0586 On August - 13 radegund, wife of Clotaire I
0587 On this day in history radegundis, daughter of Thurings king Berthar/saint, dies
0662 Maximus Confessor, Greek theologist/crusader, dies on August - 13.
0900 On this day in history zwentibold, king of Lutherans (895-900), dies in battle at 29
1099 On August - 13 raniero elected as Pope Paschal II
1134 On August - 13 irene [Pirisca], Byzantine empress, dies
1191 On this day in history 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 On August - 13 kings Charles I & Francois I signs Treaty of Noyons
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 this day in history.
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 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 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 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 On August - 13 litchfield, CT founded
1655 On August - 13 johann Christoph Denner, inventor (clarinet)
1674 Lars Johnstown, [Lasse Lucidor], Swedish poet, dies at 35 on this day in history.
1692 On this day in history anton Simon Ignaz Praelisauer, composer
1695 On this day in history -15] French troops under Villeroi shoot in Brussels
1696 On August - 13 state of Drenthe accredits Willem III as mayor
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 this day in history.