The 13th of August is the 225th day of the Gregorian Calendar ( 226th in leap years), thus 140 days remain until the end of the year.
- 3.1 Before the 19th century
- 3.2 19th century
- 3.3 20th century
- 3.4 21st century
Politics and World Affairs
- 0029 BC: Octavian held the first of three successive triumphs in Rome. This applies defeating the Dalmatian tribes.
- 0582: After the death of Tiberius I. Maurikios the commander is appointed as the new emperor of Byzantium.
- 0900: Zwentibold of Lotharingia falls in a battle against insurgent Count.
- 1496: In Ploskovice it comes to a peasant revolt against the landlords Adam Ploskovský of Drahonice, which was also Dalibor Kozojedy participates.
- 1516: The Treaty of Noyon between King Francis I of France and King Charles I of Spain receives France Milan and dispense it to Naples.
- 1521: The Aztec capital of Tenochtitlán, today's Mexico City, fall to Hernán Cortés.
Science and Technology
- 3114 BC: According to the Thompson correlation of Sir J. Eric S. Thompson, the Long Count of the Maya calendar with the date 0.0.0.0.0 begins.
- 1821 premiere of the opera Adele by Conradin Kreutzer of Budoy in Königsberg.
- 0523: John I succeeds Hormisdas as pope.
- 1727: Holy Communion in the Church of Berthelsdorf; Merger of the inhabitants of Herrnhut Moravian Church.
- 1930: The Archdiocese of Berlin arises from four former dioceses.
- 2002: In Saxony and Saxony- Anhalt flooded the " flood of the century " wide areas.
- 2004: The devastating Hurricane Charley pulls across Florida. With overall losses of 14 billion U.S. dollars, he is one of the most devastating hurricanes in the United States.
Minor accidents are listed in the sub- items of disaster.
Nature and Environment
- 2001: The Arena Aufschalke opens in Gelsenkirchen. It is the first built without public money stadium of this magnitude, which the club FC Schalke 04 builds.
- 2004: In Athens XXVIII be. Summer Olympic Games opened.
Entries of Athletics world records are located under the respective discipline under Athletics.
Before the 19th century
- 0582 (?): Arnulf of Metz, Bishop of Metz
- 1514: Joachim Mynsinger of Frundeck, German jurist of the humanists time
- 1599: Johann Buxtorf the Younger, Reformed theologian and orientalist
- 1614: August of Saxe- Weissenfels, Duke of Saxe- Weissenfels and cross- ford, Administrator of Magdeburg
Erasmus Bartholin (* 1625)
Louis -François de Bourbon (* 1717)
Archduchess Marie Elisabeth (* 1743)
Maria Carolina of Austria (* 1752)
Théroigne Méricourt (* 1762)
Betty Gleim (* 1781)
Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen (* 1792)
Anders Jonas Ångström (* 1814)
Richard Martin Willstätter (* 1872)
Before the 19th century
- 0582: Tiberius I, East Roman Emperor
- 0587: Radegund, daughter of King Berthachars
- 0900: Zwentibold, King of Lotharingia
- 1163: Gerold von Oldenburg, bishop of Oldenburg in Holstein
- 1191: Philip I of Heinberg, Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Cologne and Lord Chancellor of Italy
- 1297: Gertrude of Altenberg, Catholic blessed and Prämonstratenserin
- 1403: Smil Flaška z Pardubice, Czech nobleman and writer
Ignaz Semmelweis († 1865)
August Bebel († 1913)
- 2002: Ludwig Gehm, German politician, resistance fighters, reconnaissance over Nazism
- 2002: Hermann Haller, Swiss composer
- 2003: Nicholas Dreyer, German businessman and politician
- 2003: Lothar Emmerich, German football player
- 2004: Julia Child, American chef and cookbook author
- 2004: Josef Paul Kleihues, German architect
- 2005: Francy Boland, Belgian jazz pianist and arranger
- 2005: Arnold Cooke, British composer
- 2005: David Lange, Prime Minister of New Zealand
- 2006: Walter Henn, German architect, civil engineer and university teacher
- 2006: Günter Holland, German journalist and publisher
- 2006: Annely Juda, German gallerist
- 2006: Payao Poontarat, Thai boxer and politician
- 2007: Brian Adams, American professional wrestler
- 2007: Gerhard Müller- Mencken, German architect and university teachers
- 2008: Henri Cartan, French mathematician
- 2009: Les Paul, American guitarist
- 2010: Lance Cade, American professional wrestler
- 2010: Willy Heath, German restaurateur
- 2012: Johnny Pesky, American baseball player
- 2013: Lothar Bisky, German politicians
Holidays and observances
- Religious observances St. Radegund, Queen of the Franks (Protestant, Catholic)
- Paul Richter, German pastor and martyr ( Protestant)
- St. Hippolytus, Roman bishop and anti-pope, martyr and patron saint of horses ( Catholic)
- St. Cassian, martyr and patron saint ( Catholic)
- St. Zwentibold, Lotharingiener King ( Catholic)
- Name Days Marco
- More information for the day Germany, the anniversary of the Berlin Wall ( 1961)
- International Linkshändertag ( since 1976)
- Day in August