[Loch-Ruadh] Today in History August 13

Steve K. Rourke steverourke at charter.net
Sun Aug 13 17:07:35 PDT 2006

582 - Arnulf of Metz, French bishop and saint (d. 640)
1311 - King Alfonso XI of Castile and Leon (d. 1350)
1313 - Aradia de Toscano, Italian insurrectionist, teacher, and witch
1584 - Theophilus Howard, 2nd Earl of Suffolk, English politician (d. 1640)

586 - Radegund, wife of Clotaire I
900 - Zwentibold, last King of Lotharingia (b. 870)
1134 - Piroska of Hungary, Empress consort of John II Comnenus
1382 - Eleanor of Aragon, wife of John I of Castile (b. 1358)
1523 - Gerard David, Flemish painter

Other Events:
3114 BC - According to the Lounsbury correlation, the Maya calendar starts.
523 - John succeeds Hormisdas as Pope.
1099 - Paschal II elected Pope.
1315 - Louis X of France marries Clemence d'Anjou.
1326 - Aradia de Toscano, according to legend/folklore, is initiated into a
Dianic witchcraft cult, subsequently founds the tradition of Stregheria
later known as the Malandanti.
1415 - Hundred Years' War: Henry V of England lands at Chef-en-Caux, France
with 8000 men.
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
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.

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