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On this day in History – Aug 13 Agosto 13, 2005

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0523John succeeds Hormisdas as Pope.
0582 – Arnulf of Metz was born (d. 0640). Patron saint of brewing.
0586 – Radegund dies. Queen consort of Clotaire I
0900 – Zwentibold dies. Last King of Lotharingia
1099 – Paschal II elected Pope.
1311 – King Alfonso XI of Castile and Leon was born in Salamanca (d. 1350)
1313 – Aradia de Toscano was born. Italian insurrectionist, teacher, and witch
1315 – Louis X of France marries Clemence d’Anjou.
1326 – Aradia de Toscano is initiated into a Dianic witchcraft cult, subsequently founds the tradition of Stregheria later known as the Malandanti.
1382 – Eleanor of Aragon dies (b. 1358). Queen of John I of Castile
1415 – Henry V of England lands at Chef-en-Caux, France with 8000 men.
1422 – William Caxton was born. English printer
1516 – Treaty of Noyon between France and Spain signed. In it, Francis recognizes Charles‘s claim to Naples, and Charles recognizes Francis’s claim to Milan.
1521 – Tenochtitlán (present day Mexico City) falls to conquistador Hernán Cortés .
1523 – Gheeraert David dies. Dutch painter.
1536 – Buddhist monks from Kyoto’s Enryaku Temple set fire to 21 Nichiren temples throughout Kyoto in the Tenbun Hokke Disturbance. (Traditional Japanese date: July 27, 1536).
1553 – Michael Servetus arrested by John Calvin in Geneva as a heretic.
1625 – Rasmus Bartholin was born (d. 1698). Danish physician, mathematician, and physicist 1662 – Charles Seymour, 6th Duke of Somerset, was born (d. 1748). English politician.
1666 – William Wotton was born (d. 1727). English scholar.
1667 – Jeremy Taylor dies. Irish author and bishop
1686 – Louis Maimbourg dies. Historian
1704 – War of the Spanish Succession: Battle of Blenheim – English and Austrians victorious over French and Bavarians.
1706 – Nasce Dom Frei Miguel de Bulhões e Sousa, OP, bispo de Belém do Pará, bispo de Leiria.
1713 – Felipe V es reconcido como rey de España tras firmar con Saboya la paz durante la guerra de Sucesión Española.
1721 – Jacques Lelong dies (b. 1665). French bibliographer
1744 – John Cruger dies (b. 1678). Dutch-born Mayor of New York
1755 – Francesco Durante dies. (b. 1684). Italian composer.
1765 – O arquiduque Leopoldo (1747-1792), futuro Imperador austríaco, abole a Inquisição na Toscânia.
1792 – Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen was born. Queen of William IV of the United Kingdom
1814 – Anders Jonas Ångström was born (d. 1874). Swedish physicist.
1814 – The Convention of London, a treaty between the United Kingdom and the United Provinces, was signed in London.
1818 – Lucy Stone was born. Pioneering women’s rights activist
1819 – George Gabriel Stokes was born . Irish mathematicien and physicist
1820 – Sir George Grove was born (d. 1900). Music historian
1823 – Goldwin Smith was born (d. 1910). Historian and journalist
1851 – Felix Adler was born (d. 1933). Educator.
1860 – Annie Oakley was born (d. 1926). Sharpshooter.
1862 – Assinatura de tratado entre Portugal e China (Tratado de Jien-Jsin) segundo o qual Macau é reconhecido como território sob administração portuguesa
1863 – Eugène Delacroix dies (b. 1798). French painter
1866 – Giovanni Agnelli was born (d. 1945). Industrialist.
1871 – Karl Liebknecht was born. German socialist
1872 – Richard Willstätter was born (d. 1942). German chemist, Nobel Prize laureate.
1879 – John Ireland was born (d. 1962). English composer.
1887 – Julius Freed was born (d. 1952). American inventor and banker.
1888 – John Logie Baird was born (d. 1946). English television pioneer
1895 – Bert Lahr was born (d. 1967). American actor
1899 – Sir Alfred Joseph Hitchcock was born in London (d. 1980). English film director. 1899. Rebecca, Janela Indiscreta, Os Pássaros e Psycho
1902 – Felix Wankel was born (d. 1988). Engineer and inventor.
1904 – Charles ‘Buddy’ Rogers was born (d. 1999). Actor
1905 – Norway holds referendum in favour of dissolving the union with Sweden.
1907 – Sir Basil Spence was born (d. 1976). Architect.
1910 – Florence Nightingale dies. English nurse.
1910 – Morte da escritora brasileira Carmen Dolores (Nota: Não confundir com a acriz portuguesa com o mesmo nome)
1912 – Jules Massenet dies (b. 1842). French composer.
1912 – Salvador Luria was born (d. 1991). Biologist, Nobel Prize laureate.
1912 – Ben Hogan was born (d. 1997). Golf player.
1913 – Fred Davis was born (d. 1998). English snooker player.
1913 – Otto Witte, an acrobat, managed to get himself crowned King of Albania.
1913 – Invention of stainless steel by Harry Brearley.
1917 – Eduard Buchner dies (b. 1860). German chemist, 1907 Nobel Prize laureate.
1918 – Women enlist in the United States Marine Corps for the first time. Opha Mae Johnson is the first woman to enlist.
1919 – George Shearing was born. Musician.
1920 – Neville Brand was born (d. 1992). Actor.
1920 – Polish-Soviet War: Battle of Warsaw begins, lasts till August 25. The Red Army is defeated.
1923 – First major sea-going ship arrives at Gdynia, newly constructed Polish seaport.
1926 – Fidel Castro was born. Revolutionary and politician.
1926 – Tony Bennett (Anthony Dominick Benedetto) was born. American singer.
1929 – Tigran Petrosian was born in Tblissi. Chess world champion (1963-1968).
1930 – Don Ho was born. Musician
1933 – Doctor Joycelyn Elders was born. United States Surgeon General
1935 – Jim (Mudcat) Grant was born. Baseball player
1937 – The Japanese attack Shanghai,China.
1940 – World War II: Battle of Britain begins – The Luftwaffe launches a series of attacks on British fighter bases and radar installations.
1940 – União Soviética anexa a Estónia
1941 – Erin Fleming was born (d. 2003). Actress.
1942 – Walt Disney‘s fifth animated feature, Bambi, premiers.
1946 – H. G. Wells dies (b. 1866). English writer.
1948 – Kathleen Battle was born. American soprano
1949 – Bobby Clarke was born. Hockey star
1951 – Dan Fogelberg was born. Singer
1952 – Herb Ritts was born (2004). Photographer.
1957 – Osama Bin Laden, was born. Terrorist.
1958 – Otto Witte dies (b. 1868). Acrobat.
1959 – Danny Bonaduce was born. Actor
1960 – The Central African Republic declares independence from France.
1961 – The German Democratic Republic closes the border between the eastern and western sectors of Berlin, to thwart its inhabitants’ attempts to escape to the West.
1962 – Miss Cleo was born. Television psychic
1962 – Gracia Querejeta was born. Spanish film director.
1964 – Gwynne Owen Evans and Peter Anthony Allen die : The last people to be executed in Great Britain. Murderers
1965 – Ikeda Hayato dies (b. 1899). Prime Minister of Japan
1967 – Amélie Nothomb was born. Belgian writer
1969 – Midori Ito was born. Japanese figure skater.
1969 – Oscar Uriel was born. Mexican actor
1969 – Múcio Leão dies. Brazilian journalist and writer
1970 – Alan Shearer was born. English footballer
1975 – Joe Perry was born. English snooker play.
1978 – Un atentado con bomba en un edificio que alberga organizaciones palestinas en Beirut (Líbano) causa la muerte a mas de 175 personas.
1984 – Tigran Petrosian dies (b. 1929). Chess player.
1987 – U.S. President Reagan assumes responsibility for his role in the Iran-Contra scandal.
1989 – Tim Richmond dies (b. 1955). American race car driver.
1994 – Elias Canetti dies (b. 1905). Bulgarian-born writer.
1995 – Mickey Mantle dies (b. 1931). Baseball Hall of Famer
1995 – Jan Křesadlo dies (b. 1926). Czech-born writer
1996 – David Tudor dies (b. 1926). Pianist and composer
1996 – Morte do militar e político português Marechal António de Spínola (Antonio Sebastião Ribeiro Spínola) (n. 11 Abr 1910). Foi Presidente da República entre 15 de Maio de 1974 e 30 de Setembro de 1974.
1997 – The popular, controversial animated series South Park debuts on Comedy Central.
2003 – Ed Townsend dies (b. 1929). Songwriter and producer
2004 – The 28th Summer Olympics opens in Athens, Greece (August 29).
2004 – Hurricane Charley, a Category 4 storm, strikes the Fort Myers area in Florida.
2004 – Black Friday crackdown by NSS on a peaceful protest in the capital city of Maldives, Malé.
2004 – Julia Child dies (b. 1912). American chef and television personality Roman Empire – Vertumnalias in honor of Vertumnus
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