Historical Events Happened In February - 13
Sunday, 04 October 2015
0858 Kenneth I of Scotland on this day in history.
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 Honorius II, [Lamberto], Pope (1124-30), dies on February - 13.
1199 Stefanus Nemanja (Symeon), monk, dies on this day in history.
1237 Jordanus of Saxon, 2nd general of Dominicans, drowns on February - 13.
1258 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1510 On this day in history charles of Gelre conquerors Oldenzaal
1542 On this day in history catherine Howard, the fifth wife of England's King Henry VIII, is beheaded for adultery.
1542 Catharine Howard, queen of England/5th wife of Henry VIII, beheaded on February - 13.
1545 On February - 13 willem of Nassau becomes prince of Orange
1566 On February - 13 st Augustine FL founded
1566 On February - 13 st. Augustine, Florida is founded.
1566 St Augustine, Florida founded on this day in history.
1575 On this day in history henry III of France is crowned at Rheims.
1592 Jacopo Bassano, Italian painter on February - 13.
1599 Alexander VII, [Fabio Chigi], Siena Italy, pope (1655-67) on February - 13.
1601 On this day in history john Lancaster leads 1st East India Company voyage from London
1602 Alexander Nowell, English churchman, dean of St Paul's, dies on February - 13.
1610 Jean de la Badie, French divine, founder of Lagardists on February - 13.
1622 On this day in history adam Pijnacker, landscape painter/etcher, baptized
1629 Girolamo Giacobbi, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.
1633 On this day in history italian astronomer Galileo Galilei arrived in Rome for trial before Inquisition for professing belief that earth revolves around the Sun
1635 America's first public school was established - the Boston Latin School on this day in history.
1635 On this day in history oldest US public institution, Boston Latin School founded
1635 On this day in history the first public school in America opens in Boston, Massachusetts.
1635 Georg R Weckerlin, German poet, dies at 50 on this day in history.
1641 On this day in history the Iroquois Confederacy of the Long House formally declares war against New France; still resent Champlain's treaty with the Hurons and Algonquins
1651 On February - 13 flemish missionary Joris van Geel departs to Congo