Historical Events In August - 13
Tuesday, 11 December 2018
0523 On this day in history st John I begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0586 Radegund, wife of Clotaire I on August - 13.
0587 On August - 13 radegundis, daughter of Thurings king Berthar/saint, dies
0662 Maximus Confessor, Greek theologist/crusader, dies on August - 13.
0900 Zwentibold, king of Lutherans (895-900), dies in battle at 29 on August - 13.
1099 Raniero elected as Pope Paschal II on this day in history.
1134 On August - 13 irene [Pirisca], Byzantine empress, dies
1191 On August - 13 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 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 August - 13.
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 On this day in history cortes destroys the capital of the Aztec Empire
1521 On August - 13 spanish conquerors Tenochtitlan (Mexico City) from Aztecs
1523 On August - 13 gerard David, Flemish painter
1536 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) on August - 13.
1553 On August - 13 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 John Smith's story of Jamestown's 1st days submitted for publication on this day in history.
1617 On August - 13 johann A Quenstedt, German Lutherian theologist
1624 Cardinal Richelieu appointed Chief Minister of France by Louis XIII on this day in history.
1630 Ferdinand II fires supreme commander Albrecht von Wallenstein on this day in history.
1637 Dirck J Bas, Dutch merchant/regent/govt leader (OIC), dies on August - 13.
1642 Christiaan Huygens discovers Martian south polar cap on August - 13.
1645 On August - 13 sweden & Denmark sign Peace of Brömsebro
1651 Litchfield, CT founded on this day in history.
1655 Johann Christoph Denner, inventor (clarinet) on August - 13.
1674 Lars Johnstown, [Lasse Lucidor], Swedish poet, dies at 35 on August - 13.
1692 On August - 13 anton Simon Ignaz Praelisauer, composer
1695 -15] French troops under Villeroi shoot in Brussels on this day in history.
1696 On August - 13 state of Drenthe accredits Willem III as mayor
1704 English defeat French at Battle of Blenheim on this day in history.
1704 On August - 13 french & Bavarian forces were routed by a combined British, German & Dutch army at Blenheim, Germany