Historical Events For February - 13
Friday, 26 May 2017
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 February - 13.
1130 Honorius II, [Lamberto], Pope (1124-30), dies on this day in history.
1199 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
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 On February - 13 disfida di Barletta
1510 Charles of Gelre conquerors Oldenzaal on February - 13.
1542 Catherine Howard, the fifth wife of England's King Henry VIII, is beheaded for adultery on February - 13.
1542 On this day in history catharine Howard, queen of England/5th wife of Henry VIII, beheaded
1545 On this day in history willem of Nassau becomes prince of Orange
1566 St Augustine FL founded on February - 13.
1566 On February - 13 st. Augustine, Florida is founded.
1566 St Augustine, Florida founded on this day in history.
1575 On this day in history henry III of France is crowned at Rheims.
1592 Jacopo Bassano, Italian painter on this day in history.
1599 On this day in history alexander VII, [Fabio Chigi], Siena Italy, pope (1655-67)
1601 On this day in history john Lancaster leads 1st East India Company voyage from London
1602 On February - 13 alexander Nowell, English churchman, dean of St Paul's, dies
1610 On February - 13 jean de la Badie, French divine, founder of Lagardists
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 February - 13.
1635 On February - 13 america's first public school was established - the Boston Latin School
1635 On February - 13 oldest US public institution, Boston Latin School founded
1635 On February - 13 the first public school in America opens in Boston, Massachusetts.
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.