September 13

September 13 is the 256th day of the Gregorian Calendar ( 257th in leap years). Thus still 109 days remaining 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

  • 0081: Domitian is Roman Emperor after the death of his brother Titus.
  • 0533: In the Battle of Ad Decimum the East Romans under Belisarius defeated the Vandals under their king Gelimer. This is a crucial step towards the destruction of the Vandal kingdom and to reintegrate South Africa into the Roman Empire.
  • 0864: The Venetian Doge Pietro Tradonico is seized and slain after the inauguration of the San Zaccaria Church of conspirators.
  • 1189: Richard the Lionheart is crowned in Westminster Abbey as Richard I, King of England.
  • 1309: In order to secure the acquisition of Danzig by the Teutonic Order, is acquiring the Treaty of Soldin from the Margrave of Brandenburg, whose claims to the Duchy of Pomerania.
  • 1502: In the Battle of the Smolinasee the army of the Teutonic Knights victorious under Wolter von Plettenberg, aided by Estonians and Latvians, over the numerically superior army of Ivan III.
  • 1598: After the death of his father Philip II Philip III. King of Spain.
  • 1609: The English navigator Henry Hudson discovered the Hudson River was later named after him.
  • 2005: The Munich Olympic tower must be evacuated because of a bomb threat. When the bomb is a fake.
  • 2009: In the Catalan city Arenys de Munt a referendum on the independence of Catalonia is held. 96 % consent for a 41% stake encourages other communities to carry out independence referendum in December.


Science and Technology




  • 0335: Built by order of the Roman Emperor Constantine I and his mother Helena Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem Church is dedicated.
  • 0604: Sabinianus to obtain the consent of Emperor Phocas and is officially Pope.
  • 1541: Reported from Geneva reformer John Calvin returns from Strasbourg back.
  • 1276: John XXI. is elected by the conclave as pope.
  • 1376: Pope Gregory XI. leaves the Palais des Papes in Avignon. He wants to continue to reside in Rome, the traditional seat of the head of the church.


Minor accidents are listed in the sub- items of disaster.


Entries of Athletics world records are located under the respective discipline under Athletics.


Before the 19th century

Oliver Evans (* 1755)

19th century


John Sedgwick (* 1813)

Clara Schumann (* 1819)

Marie von Ebner- Eschenbach (* 1830)


Arthur Henderson (* 1863)

Corneliu Codreanu Zelea (* 1899)

20th century




Before the 19th century

  • 0016: Marcus Drusus Libo Scribonius, Roman politician
  • 0081: Titus, Roman emperor
  • 0864: Pietro Tradonico, Doge of Venice
  • 0954: Diethard, Bishop of Hildesheim
  • Like Herman IV, Margrave of Baden at Antioch: 1190
  • 1248: Kunhuta from Swabia, Queen Bohemian
  • 1274: Henry III. of Neuchâtel, Bishop of Basel
  • 1352: Alberto II della Scala, co-regent with his uncle Cangrande I della Scala of Verona
  • 1365: Johann II von Lichtenberg, bishop of Strasbourg
  • 1435: William III, Duke of Bavaria- Munich.
  • 1506: Andrea Mantegna, Italian painter and engraver
  • 1557: Veit Amerbach, German scholar and humanist
  • 1565: Guillaume Farel, Reformer of the Romanesque Switzerland
  • 1566 Sigismund of Brandenburg, Archbishop of Magdeburg and Bishop of Halberstadt
  • 1592: Michel de Montaigne, French politician, philosopher and founder of the essay writing
  • 1598: Philip II, King of Spain and (as Philip I ) of Portugal

Guillaume Farel († 1565)

Michel de Montaigne († 1592)

Michel de Montaigne Eyquem (* 1533)

Philip II of Spain († 1598 )

19th century

20th century

21st Century

  • 2001: Jaroslav Drobny, Czechoslovak tennis and hockey player
  • 2001: Dorothy McGuire, American actress
  • 2001: Carl Malsch, German Protestant Pastor
  • 2001: Fayga Ostrower, Brazilian painter and graphic artist
  • 2001: Charles Regnier, German actor
  • 2004: Luis E. Miramontes, Mexican chemist and co-inventor of the first birth control pill
  • 2004: Weldon Rogers, American country, rockabilly musician and producer
  • 2004: Erwin White, Austrian composer
  • 2005: Toni Fritsch, Austrian football player
  • 2006: Ann Richards, American politician
  • 2007: Abdul Sattar Abu Rischa, chairman and co-founder of the alliance of Sunni clan leaders
  • 2007: Joachim Hansen, German actor
  • 2008: Peter Camejo, American politician and environmentalist
  • 2008: Héctor Rubén Sosa, Argentine footballer
  • 2011: Arno Fischer, German Photographer
  • 2011: Helmut Frenz, German Protestant bishop and human rights activist
  • 2011: Richard Hamilton, British painter and printmaker
  • 2011: Daniel Keel, Swiss publisher
  • 2011: Alice Vollenweider, Swiss Romance languages ​​, cookbook author and literary translator

Holidays and observances

  • Religious observances John Chrysostom, Roman bishop and Doctor of the Church ( Anglican, Protestant, Catholic)
  • Radolt of Verona, Frankish bishop
  • Name Days John Tobias

More entries contains the list of commemorative and action days.

  • Day
  • Day in September