On This Day in History for November 13

Events in History

  • 833 Louis the Pious, King of the Franks, performs public act of penance at the Church of Saint Medard in Soissons
  • 866 Pope Nicholas I answers the envoys of Boris (Ad consulta vestra)
  • 1002 English king Ethelred II (the 'Unready') launches 'St Brice's Day' massacre of Danish settlers
  • 1553 English Lady Jane Grey and Archbishop Thomas Cranmer accused of high treason
  • 1565 King Philip II's "Letters out Segovia" reaches Brussels
  • 1565 Pope Pius IV publishes decree Professi fidei
  • 1642 Battle at Turnham Green outside London: King Charles I vs English parliament
  • 1673 Christopher Wren is appointed architect for the rebuilding of St Paul's Cathedral in London by King Charles II [1]
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Weddings in History

  • 1160 Marriage of Louis VII of France to Adele of Champagne.
  • 1929 American writer E. B. White (30) weds literary editor Katharine Angell (37)
  • 2004 "The View" co-host Star Jones (42) weds banker Al Reynolds (35) at St. Bartholomew's Church in New York City; divorce in 2008

Divorces in History

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