Historical Events In May - 13
Saturday, 28 January 2023
0384 On this day in history servatius/Aravatius, bishop of Tongeren, dies at 65+
0535 St Agapitus I begins his reign as Catholic Pope on May - 13.
0609 Pope Boniface I turns Pantheon into Catholic church on May - 13.
0641 Eligius (Saint Eloy) becomes bishop of Doornik-Noyon on this day in history.
1106 On May - 13 henry I of Limburg becomes duke of Neth-Lutherans
1110 On this day in history crusaders march into Beirut causing a bloodbath
1162 On May - 13 géza II of Hungary
1265 The birth of Dante Alighieri, Italian poet on May - 13.
1314 Sergius of Radonesh, Russian saint on May - 13.
1364 On May - 13 peter Coutherel banished from Leuven
1381 On May - 13 john of Chatillon, governor/viceroy of Holland, dies
1390 Robert II the Steward, King of Scotland (1371-90), dies on May - 13.
1497 Pope Alexander VI excommunicates Girolamo Savonarola on May - 13.
1559 On May - 13 excavated corpse of heretic David Jorisz burned in Basel
1568 On this day in history mary Queen of Scots is defeated by English at battle of Langside
1588 King Henri III flees Paris on May - 13.
1592 On May - 13 john Cloppenburg, vicar/theologist
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 Johan van Oldenbarnevelt, lands advocate, beheaded on May - 13.
1624 Admiral Hermites fleet blockade Lima Peru on May - 13.
1637 On May - 13 cardinal Richelieu of France creates the table knife
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 Battle at Grantham: English parliamentary armies beat royalists on May - 13.
1648 Construction of the Red Fort at Delhi is completed on May - 13.
1652 On this day in history ingen Ryuki invited to become the abbot of Sofokuji temple in Nagasaki
1654 On May - 13 venetian fleet under Admiral Adeler beats Turkish
1654 On this day in history venetian fleet under Adm Adeler beats Turkish
1655 On May - 13 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 Charles Watson-Wentworth 2nd marquis of Rockingham, Engl PM (1765-76) on this day in history.
1732 Theodor Schwartzkopff, composer, dies at 72 on May - 13.