Historical Events In May - 13
Friday, 01 December 2023
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 this day in history.
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 Crusaders march into Beirut causing a bloodbath on this day in history.
1162 GÃ©za II of Hungary on this day in history.
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 this day in history peter Coutherel banished from Leuven
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 Excavated corpse of heretic David Jorisz burned in Basel on May - 13.
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 On May - 13 english colonists (John Smith) land near James River in Virginia
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 On May - 13 admiral Hermites fleet blockade Lima Peru
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 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 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 On this day in history venetian fleet under Admiral Adeler beats Turkish
1654 On May - 13 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 On May - 13 henry William (Baron) Stiegel, early American glassmaker
1730 On this day in history charles Watson-Wentworth 2nd marquis of Rockingham, Engl PM (1765-76)
1732 On this day in history theodor Schwartzkopff, composer, dies at 72