Historical Events Happened In February - 13
Tuesday, 28 June 2016
0858 On this day in history kenneth I of Scotland
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 this day in history.
1130 On this day in history gregorio de' Papareschi elected as Pope Innocent II
1130 On this day in history honorius II, [Lamberto], Pope (1124-30), dies
1199 On February - 13 stefanus Nemanja (Symeon), monk, dies
1237 Jordanus of Saxon, 2nd general of Dominicans, drowns on February - 13.
1258 On February - 13 baghdad falls to the Mongols, and the Abbasid Caliphate is destroyed.
1315 Jean I of Chalon-Arlay, mayor of Neuchôtel, dies on this day in history.
1332 On this day in history andronicus II Paleologus, Byzantine emperor (1282-1328)/monk, dies
1349 Jews are expelled from Burgsordf Switzerland on February - 13.
1440 On this day in history hartmann Schedel, German physician/humanist/historian
1503 Disfida di Barletta on February - 13.
1510 Charles of Gelre conquerors Oldenzaal on this day in history.
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 February - 13.
1545 Willem of Nassau becomes prince of Orange on February - 13.
1566 St Augustine FL founded on this day in history.
1566 On this day in history st. Augustine, Florida is founded.
1566 St Augustine, Florida founded on this day in history.
1575 Henry III of France is crowned at Rheims on February - 13.
1592 On this day in history jacopo Bassano, Italian painter
1599 Alexander VII, [Fabio Chigi], Siena Italy, pope (1655-67) on February - 13.
1601 On February - 13 john Lancaster leads 1st East India Company voyage from London
1602 On this day in history 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 On this day in history adam Pijnacker, landscape painter/etcher, baptized
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 February - 13.
1635 America's first public school was established - the Boston Latin School on February - 13.
1635 On February - 13 oldest US public institution, Boston Latin School founded
1635 The first public school in America opens in Boston, Massachusetts on February - 13.
1635 Georg R Weckerlin, German poet, dies at 50 on February - 13.
1641 On February - 13 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