On This Day

What Happened on August 13, 1704

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Battle of Blenheim (Second Battle of Höchstädt): A combined British, German and Dutch army led by John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough, decisively beats the French and Bavarians

Famous Birthdays

  • Lorenzo Fago, Italian composer and teacher, born in Naples, Italy (d. 1793)