Historical Events Happened In February - 13
Wednesday, 01 October 2014
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 this day in history.
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 On February - 13 stefanus Nemanja (Symeon), monk, dies
1237 On February - 13 jordanus of Saxon, 2nd general of Dominicans, drowns
1258 Baghdad falls to the Mongols, and the Abbasid Caliphate is destroyed on February - 13.
1315 Jean I of Chalon-Arlay, mayor of Neuchôtel, dies on February - 13.
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 February - 13 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 On this day in history catherine Howard, the fifth wife of England's King Henry VIII, is beheaded for adultery.
1542 On February - 13 catharine Howard, queen of England/5th wife of Henry VIII, beheaded
1545 Willem of Nassau becomes prince of Orange on February - 13.
1566 On this day in history st Augustine FL founded
1566 St. Augustine, Florida is founded on February - 13.
1566 St Augustine, Florida founded on February - 13.
1575 Henry III of France is crowned at Rheims on this day in history.
1592 On this day in history jacopo Bassano, Italian painter
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 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 On this day in history america's first public school was established - the Boston Latin School
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 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 this day in history.
1651 Flemish missionary Joris van Geel departs to Congo on this day in history.