Historical Events In May - 13
Monday, 24 June 2019
0384 Servatius/Aravatius, bishop of Tongeren, dies at 65+ on May - 13.
0535 On May - 13 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 this day in history henry I of Limburg becomes duke of Neth-Lutherans
1110 On May - 13 crusaders march into Beirut causing a bloodbath
1162 Géza II of Hungary on this day in history.
1265 On this day in history the birth of Dante Alighieri, Italian poet
1314 On this day in history sergius of Radonesh, Russian saint
1364 Peter Coutherel banished from Leuven on this day in history.
1381 John of Chatillon, governor/viceroy of Holland, dies on this day in history.
1390 On this day in history 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 On May - 13 king Henri III flees Paris
1592 John Cloppenburg, vicar/theologist on this day in history.
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 this day in history battle at Grantham English parliamentary armies beat royalists
1643 On this day in history heavy earthquake strikes Santiago Chile; kills 1/3 of population
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 On this day in history ingen Ryuki invited to become the abbot of Sofokuji temple in Nagasaki
1654 On this day in history venetian fleet under Admiral Adeler beats Turkish
1654 On this day in history venetian fleet under Adm Adeler beats Turkish
1655 Innocent XIII, [Michelangiolo dei Conti], Italy, 244th Pope (1721-24) on May - 13.
1717 On this day in history maria Theresa, Empress of Austria (Wife of emperor Franz I)
1729 Henry William (Baron) Stiegel, early American glassmaker on May - 13.
1730 Charles Watson-Wentworth 2nd marquis of Rockingham, Engl PM (1765-76) on May - 13.
1732 On this day in history theodor Schwartzkopff, composer, dies at 72