Historical Events For February - 13
Sunday, 25 February 2018
0858 Kenneth I of Scotland on this day in history.
1130 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 on February - 13.
1130 On this day in history gregorio de' Papareschi elected as Pope Innocent II
1130 Honorius II, [Lamberto], Pope (1124-30), dies on this day in history.
1199 Stefanus Nemanja (Symeon), monk, dies on February - 13.
1237 Jordanus of Saxon, 2nd general of Dominicans, drowns on February - 13.
1258 Baghdad falls to the Mongols, and the Abbasid Caliphate is destroyed on this day in history.
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 On February - 13 jews are expelled from Burgsordf Switzerland
1440 On this day in history hartmann Schedel, German physician/humanist/historian
1503 Disfida di Barletta on February - 13.
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 this day in history.
1545 Willem of Nassau becomes prince of Orange on February - 13.
1566 St Augustine FL founded on this day in history.
1566 On February - 13 st. Augustine, Florida is founded.
1566 On this day in history st Augustine, Florida founded
1575 Henry III of France is crowned at Rheims on this day in history.
1592 Jacopo Bassano, Italian painter on February - 13.
1599 On February - 13 alexander VII, [Fabio Chigi], Siena Italy, pope (1655-67)
1601 John Lancaster leads 1st East India Company voyage from London on February - 13.
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 this day in history.
1622 Adam Pijnacker, landscape painter/etcher, baptized on this day in history.
1629 On February - 13 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 America's first public school was established - the Boston Latin School on this day in history.
1635 On February - 13 oldest US public institution, Boston Latin School founded
1635 The first public school in America opens in Boston, Massachusetts on this day in history.
1635 Georg R Weckerlin, German poet, dies at 50 on this day in history.
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 this day in history flemish missionary Joris van Geel departs to Congo