Historical Events In August - 13
Thursday, 20 June 2019
0523 On this day in history st John I begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0586 Radegund, wife of Clotaire I on this day in history.
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 Raniero elected as Pope Paschal II on August - 13.
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 On this day in history king Henry V of England army lands on mouth of Seine River
1422 William Caxton, 1st English printer (Histories of Troy) on August - 13.
1516 Kings Charles I & Francois I signs Treaty of Noyons on August - 13.
1521 On this day in history cortes destroys the capital of the Aztec Empire
1521 Spanish conquerors Tenochtitlan (Mexico City) from Aztecs on this day in history.
1523 Gerard David, Flemish painter on August - 13.
1536 On August - 13 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 Michael Servetus is arrested by John Calvin in Geneva as a heretic on August - 13.
1578 On this day in history 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 August - 13.
1630 On August - 13 ferdinand II fires supreme commander Albrecht von Wallenstein
1637 Dirck J Bas, Dutch merchant/regent/govt leader (OIC), dies on this day in history.
1642 On August - 13 christiaan Huygens discovers Martian south polar cap
1645 On this day in history sweden & Denmark sign Peace of Brömsebro
1651 On August - 13 litchfield, CT founded
1655 Johann Christoph Denner, inventor (clarinet) on this day in history.
1674 On August - 13 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 this day in history.
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