Historical Events Happened In February - 13
Saturday, 28 March 2015
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 On February - 13 gregorio de' Papareschi elected as Pope Innocent II
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 this day in history.
1258 Baghdad falls to the Mongols, and the Abbasid Caliphate is destroyed on February - 13.
1315 On this day in history jean I of Chalon-Arlay, mayor of Neuchôtel, dies
1332 Andronicus II Paleologus, Byzantine emperor (1282-1328)/monk, dies on this day in history.
1349 Jews are expelled from Burgsordf Switzerland on February - 13.
1440 On February - 13 hartmann Schedel, German physician/humanist/historian
1503 On this day in history disfida di Barletta
1510 Charles of Gelre conquerors Oldenzaal on February - 13.
1542 On February - 13 catherine Howard, the fifth wife of England's King Henry VIII, is beheaded for adultery.
1542 On this day in history catharine Howard, queen of England/5th wife of Henry VIII, beheaded
1545 Willem of Nassau becomes prince of Orange on this day in history.
1566 On February - 13 st Augustine FL founded
1566 On this day in history 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 February - 13.
1592 On February - 13 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 this day in history.
1602 On this day in history alexander Nowell, English churchman, dean of St Paul's, dies
1610 Jean de la Badie, French divine, founder of Lagardists on February - 13.
1622 Adam Pijnacker, landscape painter/etcher, baptized on February - 13.
1629 Girolamo Giacobbi, composer, dies at 61 on February - 13.
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 On February - 13 georg R Weckerlin, German poet, dies at 50
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 this day in history flemish missionary Joris van Geel departs to Congo