Historical Events Happened In February - 13
Wednesday, 27 May 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 Honorius II, [Lamberto], Pope (1124-30), dies on this day in history.
1199 Stefanus Nemanja (Symeon), monk, dies on February - 13.
1237 On this day in history jordanus of Saxon, 2nd general of Dominicans, drowns
1258 Baghdad falls to the Mongols, and the Abbasid Caliphate is destroyed on this day in history.
1315 Jean I of Chalon-Arlay, mayor of Neuchôtel, dies on this day in history.
1332 Andronicus II Paleologus, Byzantine emperor (1282-1328)/monk, dies on February - 13.
1349 On this day in history jews are expelled from Burgsordf Switzerland
1440 Hartmann Schedel, German physician/humanist/historian on February - 13.
1503 On February - 13 disfida di Barletta
1510 Charles of Gelre conquerors Oldenzaal on February - 13.
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 Willem of Nassau becomes prince of Orange on this day in history.
1566 St Augustine FL founded on February - 13.
1566 On this day in history st. Augustine, Florida is founded.
1566 On February - 13 st Augustine, Florida founded
1575 On February - 13 henry III of France is crowned at Rheims.
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 this day in history.
1602 Alexander Nowell, English churchman, dean of St Paul's, dies on this day in history.
1610 On February - 13 jean de la Badie, French divine, founder of Lagardists
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 February - 13.
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 this day in history.
1651 Flemish missionary Joris van Geel departs to Congo on February - 13.