On This Day

What Happened in August 1613

Famous Birthdays

  • Aug 11 Cristoph Kaldenbach, Prussian poet and composer, born in Świebodzin, Poland (d. 1698)
  • Aug 15 Gilles Ménage, French scholar, born in Angers, France (d. 1692)

Famous Deaths

  • Aug 7 Thomas Fleming, English judge (b. 1544)
  • Aug 9 Giovanni Righi, composer, dies at 36
  • Aug 18 Giovanni Artusi, Italian composer