Historical Events In May - 13
Wednesday, 23 September 2020
0384 On May - 13 servatius/Aravatius, bishop of Tongeren, dies at 65+
0535 On this day in history st Agapitus I begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0609 Pope Boniface I turns Pantheon into Catholic church on this day in history.
0641 On May - 13 eligius (Saint Eloy) becomes bishop of Doornik-Noyon
1106 On May - 13 henry I of Limburg becomes duke of Neth-Lutherans
1110 Crusaders march into Beirut causing a bloodbath on this day in history.
1162 On May - 13 géza II of Hungary
1265 The birth of Dante Alighieri, Italian poet on this day in history.
1314 Sergius of Radonesh, Russian saint on this day in history.
1364 On May - 13 peter Coutherel banished from Leuven
1381 On this day in history john of Chatillon, governor/viceroy of Holland, dies
1390 Robert II the Steward, King of Scotland (1371-90), dies on this day in history.
1497 On this day in history pope Alexander VI excommunicates Girolamo Savonarola
1559 Excavated corpse of heretic David Jorisz burned in Basel on this day in history.
1568 Mary Queen of Scots is defeated by English at battle of Langside on May - 13.
1588 On May - 13 king Henri III flees Paris
1592 On this day in history john Cloppenburg, vicar/theologist
1607 English colonists (John Smith) land near James River in Virginia on May - 13.
1607 On May - 13 english colonists (John Smith) lands near James River in VA
1619 On May - 13 johan van Oldenbarnevelt, lands advocate, beheaded
1624 Admiral Hermites fleet blockade Lima Peru on this day in history.
1637 On May - 13 cardinal Richelieu of France creates the table knife
1643 On May - 13 battle at Grantham English parliamentary armies beat royalists
1643 Heavy earthquake strikes Santiago Chile; kills 1/3 of population on May - 13.
1643 Battle at Grantham: English parliamentary armies beat royalists on May - 13.
1648 On May - 13 construction of the Red Fort at Delhi is completed.
1652 Ingen Ryuki invited to become the abbot of Sofokuji temple in Nagasaki on May - 13.
1654 Venetian fleet under Admiral Adeler beats Turkish on this day in history.
1654 Venetian fleet under Adm Adeler beats Turkish on this day in history.
1655 On this day in history innocent XIII, [Michelangiolo dei Conti], Italy, 244th Pope (1721-24)
1717 On this day in history maria Theresa, Empress of Austria (Wife of emperor Franz I)
1729 On May - 13 henry William (Baron) Stiegel, early American glassmaker
1730 Charles Watson-Wentworth 2nd marquis of Rockingham, Engl PM (1765-76) on May - 13.
1732 Theodor Schwartzkopff, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.