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 This day in History - May 13
390 Historic Events for May 13
384

Servatius/Aravatius, bishop of Tongeren, dies at 65+

Death
535

St Agapitus I begins his reign as Catholic Pope

Event
609

Pope Boniface I turns Pantheon into Catholic church

Event
641

Eligius (Saint Eloy) becomes bishop of Doornik-Noyon

Event
1106

Henry I of Limburg becomes duke of Neth-Lutherans

Event
1110

Crusaders march into Beirut causing a bloodbath

Event
1314

Sergius of Radonesh, Russian saint

Birth
1364

Peter Coutherel banished from Leuven

Event
1381

John of Chatillon, governor/viceroy of Holland, dies

Death
1390

Robert II the Steward, King of Scotland (1371-90), dies

Death
1497

Pope Alexander VI excommunicates Girolamo Savonarola

Event
1559

Excavated corpse of heretic David Jorisz burned in Basel

Event
1568

Mary Queen of Scots is defeated by English at battle of Langside

Event
1588

King Henri III flees Paris

Event
1592

John Cloppenburg, vicar/theologist

Birth
1607

English colonists (John Smith) lands near James River in VA

Event
1619

Johan van Oldenbarnevelt, lands advocate, beheaded

Death
1624

Admiral Hermites fleet blockade Lima Peru

Event
1637

Cardinal Richelieu of France creates the table knife

Event
1643

Heavy earthquake strikes Santiago Chile; kills 1/3 of population

Event
1643

Battle at Grantham: English parliamentary armies beat royalists

Event
1652

Ingen Ryuki invited to become the abbot of Sofokuji temple in Nagasaki

Event
1654

Venetian fleet under Adm Adeler beats Turkish

Event
1655

Innocent XIII, [Michelangiolo dei Conti], Italy, 244th Pope (1721-24)

Birth
1717

Maria Theresa, Empress of Austria (Wife of emperor Franz I)

Birth