Historical Events Happened In February - 13
Monday, 24 November 2014
0858 Kenneth I of Scotland on February - 13.
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 On February - 13 gregorio de' Papareschi elected as Pope Innocent II
1130 On this day in history honorius II, [Lamberto], Pope (1124-30), dies
1199 Stefanus Nemanja (Symeon), monk, dies on February - 13.
1237 On February - 13 jordanus of Saxon, 2nd general of Dominicans, drowns
1258 On February - 13 baghdad falls to the Mongols, and the Abbasid Caliphate is destroyed.
1315 On February - 13 jean I of Chalon-Arlay, mayor of Neuchôtel, dies
1332 On February - 13 andronicus II Paleologus, Byzantine emperor (1282-1328)/monk, dies
1349 Jews are expelled from Burgsordf Switzerland on February - 13.
1440 Hartmann Schedel, German physician/humanist/historian on this day in history.
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 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 this day in history.
1566 St. Augustine, Florida is founded on this day in history.
1566 On February - 13 st Augustine, Florida founded
1575 On this day in history henry III of France is crowned at Rheims.
1592 On this day in history jacopo Bassano, Italian painter
1599 On February - 13 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 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 this day in history.
1622 On February - 13 adam Pijnacker, landscape painter/etcher, baptized
1629 On this day in history girolamo Giacobbi, composer, dies at 61
1633 On February - 13 italian astronomer Galileo Galilei arrived in Rome for trial before Inquisition for professing belief that earth revolves around the Sun
1635 America's first public school was established - the Boston Latin School on February - 13.
1635 Oldest US public institution, Boston Latin School founded on February - 13.
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 On this day in history the Iroquois Confederacy of the Long House formally declares war against New France; still resent Champlain's treaty with the Hurons and Algonquins
1651 Flemish missionary Joris van Geel departs to Congo on this day in history.