Historical Events In August - 13
Wednesday, 20 October 2021
0523 St John I begins his reign as Catholic Pope on August - 13.
0586 On this day in history radegund, wife of Clotaire I
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 this day in history.
1099 Raniero elected as Pope Paschal II on this day in history.
1134 On August - 13 irene [Pirisca], Byzantine empress, dies
1191 Philips van Heinsberg, archbishop of Cologne, dies on August - 13.
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 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 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 Michael Servetus is arrested by John Calvin in Geneva as a heretic on this day in history.
1578 Duke French van Anjou recognized as protector of Netherlands on this day in history.
1608 John Smith's story of Jamestown's 1st days submitted for publication on this day in history.
1617 Johann A Quenstedt, German Lutherian theologist on this day in history.
1624 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1642 Christiaan Huygens discovers Martian south polar cap on this day in history.
1645 On August - 13 sweden & Denmark sign Peace of Brömsebro
1651 Litchfield, CT founded on August - 13.
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 this day in history 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 this day in history.
1704 On August - 13 french & Bavarian forces were routed by a combined British, German & Dutch army at Blenheim, Germany