Historical Events In May - 13
Monday, 22 April 2019
0384 Servatius/Aravatius, bishop of Tongeren, dies at 65+ on this day in history.
0535 St Agapitus I begins his reign as Catholic Pope on May - 13.
0609 On this day in history pope Boniface I turns Pantheon into Catholic church
0641 Eligius (Saint Eloy) becomes bishop of Doornik-Noyon on May - 13.
1106 Henry I of Limburg becomes duke of Neth-Lutherans on May - 13.
1110 Crusaders march into Beirut causing a bloodbath on May - 13.
1162 On this day in history géza II of Hungary
1265 The birth of Dante Alighieri, Italian poet on May - 13.
1314 On this day in history sergius of Radonesh, Russian saint
1364 On May - 13 peter Coutherel banished from Leuven
1381 On May - 13 john of Chatillon, governor/viceroy of Holland, dies
1390 On May - 13 robert II the Steward, King of Scotland (1371-90), dies
1497 Pope Alexander VI excommunicates Girolamo Savonarola on May - 13.
1559 On May - 13 excavated corpse of heretic David Jorisz burned in Basel
1568 Mary Queen of Scots is defeated by English at battle of Langside on May - 13.
1588 King Henri III flees Paris on this day in history.
1592 John Cloppenburg, vicar/theologist on May - 13.
1607 English colonists (John Smith) land near James River in Virginia on this day in history.
1607 On this day in history english colonists (John Smith) lands near James River in VA
1619 On this day in history johan van Oldenbarnevelt, lands advocate, beheaded
1624 On May - 13 admiral Hermites fleet blockade Lima Peru
1637 Cardinal Richelieu of France creates the table knife on May - 13.
1643 Battle at Grantham English parliamentary armies beat royalists on May - 13.
1643 Heavy earthquake strikes Santiago Chile; kills 1/3 of population on this day in history.
1643 On this day in history battle at Grantham: English parliamentary armies beat royalists
1648 Construction of the Red Fort at Delhi is completed on May - 13.
1652 Ingen Ryuki invited to become the abbot of Sofokuji temple in Nagasaki on May - 13.
1654 On May - 13 venetian fleet under Admiral Adeler beats Turkish
1654 On May - 13 venetian fleet under Adm Adeler beats Turkish
1655 On this day in history innocent XIII, [Michelangiolo dei Conti], Italy, 244th Pope (1721-24)
1717 On May - 13 maria Theresa, Empress of Austria (Wife of emperor Franz I)
1729 Henry William (Baron) Stiegel, early American glassmaker on May - 13.
1730 On May - 13 charles Watson-Wentworth 2nd marquis of Rockingham, Engl PM (1765-76)
1732 On May - 13 theodor Schwartzkopff, composer, dies at 72