Historical Events In August - 13
Thursday, 03 December 2020
0523 On this day in history 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 Maximus Confessor, Greek theologist/crusader, dies on August - 13.
0900 On August - 13 zwentibold, king of Lutherans (895-900), dies in battle at 29
1099 On this day in history raniero elected as Pope Paschal II
1134 Irene [Pirisca], Byzantine empress, dies on this day in history.
1191 On this day in history philips van Heinsberg, archbishop of Cologne, dies
1278 On this day in history 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 King Henry V of England army lands on mouth of Seine River on this day in history.
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 On this day in history cortes destroys the capital of the Aztec Empire
1521 Spanish conquerors Tenochtitlan (Mexico City) from Aztecs on August - 13.
1523 On August - 13 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 On August - 13 michael Servetus is arrested by John Calvin in Geneva as a heretic.
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 this day in history 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 this day in history.
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 this day in history sweden & Denmark sign Peace of Brömsebro
1651 Litchfield, CT founded on this day in history.
1655 On this day in history johann Christoph Denner, inventor (clarinet)
1674 Lars Johnstown, [Lasse Lucidor], Swedish poet, dies at 35 on this day in history.
1692 Anton Simon Ignaz Praelisauer, composer on this day in history.
1695 On August - 13 -15] French troops under Villeroi shoot in Brussels
1696 On this day in history state of Drenthe accredits Willem III as mayor
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 this day in history.