Historical Events In August - 13
Wednesday, 17 August 2022
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 this day in history.
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 Raniero elected as Pope Paschal II on August - 13.
1134 On August - 13 irene [Pirisca], Byzantine empress, dies
1191 Philips van Heinsberg, archbishop of Cologne, dies on this day in history.
1278 On August - 13 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 On August - 13 william Caxton, 1st English printer (Histories of Troy)
1516 On this day in history kings Charles I & Francois I signs Treaty of Noyons
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 this day in history 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 this day in history.
1553 Michael Servetus is arrested by John Calvin in Geneva as a heretic on this day in history.
1578 On August - 13 duke French van Anjou recognized as protector of Netherlands
1608 On this day in history john Smith's story of Jamestown's 1st days submitted for publication
1617 Johann A Quenstedt, German Lutherian theologist on August - 13.
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 On August - 13 dirck J Bas, Dutch merchant/regent/govt leader (OIC), dies
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 On August - 13 johann Christoph Denner, inventor (clarinet)
1674 On August - 13 lars Johnstown, [Lasse Lucidor], Swedish poet, dies at 35
1692 Anton Simon Ignaz Praelisauer, composer on August - 13.
1695 On this day in history -15] French troops under Villeroi shoot in Brussels
1696 State of Drenthe accredits Willem III as mayor on August - 13.
1704 On August - 13 english defeat French at Battle of Blenheim
1704 On August - 13 french & Bavarian forces were routed by a combined British, German & Dutch army at Blenheim, Germany