Historical Events In May - 13
Friday, 16 April 2021
0384 On May - 13 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 On this day in history eligius (Saint Eloy) becomes bishop of Doornik-Noyon
1106 On May - 13 henry I of Limburg becomes duke of Neth-Lutherans
1110 On May - 13 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 On May - 13 sergius of Radonesh, Russian saint
1364 On this day in history peter Coutherel banished from Leuven
1381 On May - 13 john of Chatillon, governor/viceroy of Holland, dies
1390 On this day in history robert II the Steward, King of Scotland (1371-90), dies
1497 On May - 13 pope Alexander VI excommunicates Girolamo Savonarola
1559 Excavated corpse of heretic David Jorisz burned in Basel on this day in history.
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 John Cloppenburg, vicar/theologist on May - 13.
1607 English colonists (John Smith) land near James River in Virginia on May - 13.
1607 English colonists (John Smith) lands near James River in VA on May - 13.
1619 On May - 13 johan van Oldenbarnevelt, lands advocate, beheaded
1624 Admiral Hermites fleet blockade Lima Peru on May - 13.
1637 Cardinal Richelieu of France creates the table knife on May - 13.
1643 Battle at Grantham English parliamentary armies beat royalists on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1648 On this day in history 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 Venetian fleet under Admiral Adeler beats Turkish on May - 13.
1654 Venetian fleet under Adm Adeler beats Turkish on this day in history.
1655 Innocent XIII, [Michelangiolo dei Conti], Italy, 244th Pope (1721-24) on May - 13.
1717 On May - 13 maria Theresa, Empress of Austria (Wife of emperor Franz I)
1729 On this day in history henry William (Baron) Stiegel, early American glassmaker
1730 Charles Watson-Wentworth 2nd marquis of Rockingham, Engl PM (1765-76) on this day in history.
1732 On May - 13 theodor Schwartzkopff, composer, dies at 72