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 This day in History - July 13
330 Historic Events for July 13
574

John III ends his reign as Catholic Pope

Event
574

John III, Italian Pope (561-74), dies

Death
939

Leo VII, Italian Pope (936-39), dies

Death
1024

Henry II, the Monk, German King (1002-24), dies

Death
1105

Rashi, [Rabbi Shlomo Yitzaki], Jewish intellectual, dies

Death
1174

Scottish King William captured

Event
1309

Jan I van Nassau, bishop of Utrecht, dies

Death
1380

Bertrand du Guesclin, French King of Granada, dies at about 60

Death
1396

Philip the Good, Duke of Burgundy

Birth
1522

Hunger appeal by women of Utrecht

Event
1527

John Dee, London, alchemist/astrologer/mathematician

Birth
1568

Dean of St Paul's Cathedral perfects a way to bottle beer

Event
1573

Haarlem surrenders after 7 months to Spanish army

Event
1590

Clement X, [Emilio Altieri], Italy, Pope (1670-76)

Birth
1608

Ferdinand III, King of Hungary/Bohemia/German Emperor (1637-57)

Birth
1621

Albrecht/Albertus, archduke of Austria, dies at 61

Death
1643

Battle at Roundway Down: Royalists beat parliamentary armies

Event
1645

Aleksei Romanov succeeds his father Michael as czar of Russia

Event
1657

Oliver Cromwell constrains English army leader John Lambert

Event
1668

Van Marco Cesti's opera "Il Pomo d'Oro," premieres in Vienna

Event
1700

Russian-Turkish peace

Event
1755

Edward Braddock, British general, dies in battle at Pittsburgh

Death
1762

James Bradley, 3rd Astronomer Royal, dies

Death
1772

Capt James Cook begins 2nd trip (Resolution) to South Seas

Event
1773

Wilhelm H Wackenroder, German writer (Fantasies about Art)

Birth