Historical Events Happened In February - 13
Sunday, 01 March 2015
0858 On this day in history kenneth I of Scotland
1130 On February - 13 pope Honorius II dies this day and Gregorio Papareschi is elected to succeed him as Innocent II, but Cardinal Pierleone is elected as an antipope, and Innocent flees to France
1130 Gregorio de' Papareschi elected as Pope Innocent II on this day in history.
1130 On this day in history honorius II, [Lamberto], Pope (1124-30), dies
1199 Stefanus Nemanja (Symeon), monk, dies on this day in history.
1237 Jordanus of Saxon, 2nd general of Dominicans, drowns on this day in history.
1258 On February - 13 baghdad falls to the Mongols, and the Abbasid Caliphate is destroyed.
1315 On February - 13 jean I of Chalon-Arlay, mayor of Neuchôtel, dies
1332 On this day in history andronicus II Paleologus, Byzantine emperor (1282-1328)/monk, dies
1349 Jews are expelled from Burgsordf Switzerland on this day in history.
1440 On this day in history hartmann Schedel, German physician/humanist/historian
1503 Disfida di Barletta on February - 13.
1510 On February - 13 charles of Gelre conquerors Oldenzaal
1542 Catherine Howard, the fifth wife of England's King Henry VIII, is beheaded for adultery on this day in history.
1542 Catharine Howard, queen of England/5th wife of Henry VIII, beheaded on this day in history.
1545 On February - 13 willem of Nassau becomes prince of Orange
1566 On this day in history st Augustine FL founded
1566 On this day in history st. Augustine, Florida is founded.
1566 St Augustine, Florida founded on February - 13.
1575 Henry III of France is crowned at Rheims on this day in history.
1592 Jacopo Bassano, Italian painter on February - 13.
1599 Alexander VII, [Fabio Chigi], Siena Italy, pope (1655-67) on this day in history.
1601 John Lancaster leads 1st East India Company voyage from London on this day in history.
1602 On February - 13 alexander Nowell, English churchman, dean of St Paul's, dies
1610 On this day in history jean de la Badie, French divine, founder of Lagardists
1622 Adam Pijnacker, landscape painter/etcher, baptized on this day in history.
1629 On this day in history girolamo Giacobbi, composer, dies at 61
1633 Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei arrived in Rome for trial before Inquisition for professing belief that earth revolves around the Sun on this day in history.
1635 On February - 13 america's first public school was established - the Boston Latin School
1635 Oldest US public institution, Boston Latin School founded on February - 13.
1635 The first public school in America opens in Boston, Massachusetts on this day in history.
1635 On February - 13 georg R Weckerlin, German poet, dies at 50
1641 The Iroquois Confederacy of the Long House formally declares war against New France; still resent Champlain's treaty with the Hurons and Algonquins on February - 13.
1651 On February - 13 flemish missionary Joris van Geel departs to Congo