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 This day in History - January 13
373 Historic Events for January 13
533

Remigius van Reims, 1st bishop of Reims (459-533)/saint, dies about 96

Death
858

Aethelwolf, king of Wessex (Battle at Aclea), dies

Death
888

Duke Odo becomes king of West-France

Event
888

Charles III, the Fat One, King of Franconia/Roman emperor, dies

Death
1049

Derrick IV, Count of Holland (1039-49), dies in battle

Death
1099

Crusaders set fire to Mara Syria

Event
1177

Hendrik Jasomirgott Babenberg, Duke of Austria, dies

Death
1307

Arnoud van Foreest, Dom deacon of Utrecht, dies

Death
1330

Frederick (III), the Handsome, duke of Austrian/German anti-king, dies

Death
1381

St Colette, abbess/reformer (Poor Clares)

Birth
1406

Matteo Palmieri, Italian writer (Della vita civile)

Birth
1488

Hermann Vischer, "the Old", buried

Death
1505

Joachim II Hector, ruler (Brandenburg)

Birth
1547

Earl Henry Howard of Surrey sentenced to death

Event
1559

Elizabeth I crowned queen of England in Westminster Abbey

Event
1596

Jan J Goyen, Dutch landscape painter

Birth
1599

Edmund Spenser, poet (Faerie Queene), dies at about 46

Death
1610

Galileo Galilei discovers Callisto, 4th satellite of Jupiter

Event
1616

Antoinette Bourignon, Flemish mystic/French religious fanatic

Birth
1621

Jan Pieterszoon Coen's fleet sets sail to Moluccas (from Jacarta)

Event
1625

Pieter Bruegel "the Older", (Bloemenbruegel), Flemish painter, dies

Death
1628

Charles Perrault, France, lawyer/writer (Mother Goose)

Birth
1630

Patent to Plymouth Colony issued

Event
1651

Abraham C Bloemaert, painter/cartoonist/engraver, dies at 86

Death
1673

Jean Racine's "Mithridate," premieres in Paris

Event