Historical Events In August - 13
Wednesday, 11 December 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 this day in history.
0662 On August - 13 maximus Confessor, Greek theologist/crusader, dies
0900 Zwentibold, king of Lutherans (895-900), dies in battle at 29 on August - 13.
1099 On this day in history raniero elected as Pope Paschal II
1134 Irene [Pirisca], Byzantine empress, dies on August - 13.
1191 Philips van Heinsberg, archbishop of Cologne, dies on August - 13.
1278 On this day in history daikaku, Zen teacher Rinzai line/head of Kenchoji, dies in Japan at 65
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 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 August - 13.
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 August - 13.
1521 Spanish conquerors Tenochtitlan (Mexico City) from Aztecs on this day in history.
1523 On August - 13 gerard David, Flemish painter
1536 On August - 13 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).
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 On August - 13 johann A Quenstedt, German Lutherian theologist
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 Dirck J Bas, Dutch merchant/regent/govt leader (OIC), dies on August - 13.
1642 Christiaan Huygens discovers Martian south polar cap on this day in history.
1645 Sweden & Denmark sign Peace of BrĂ¶msebro on this day in history.
1651 On August - 13 litchfield, CT founded
1655 On August - 13 johann Christoph Denner, inventor (clarinet)
1674 On this day in history lars Johnstown, [Lasse Lucidor], Swedish poet, dies at 35
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 English defeat French at Battle of Blenheim on August - 13.
1704 On August - 13 french & Bavarian forces were routed by a combined British, German & Dutch army at Blenheim, Germany