Historical Events Happened In February - 13
Sunday, 01 February 2015
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 February - 13.
1130 Gregorio de' Papareschi elected as Pope Innocent II on this day in history.
1130 On this day in history honorius II, [Lamberto], Pope (1124-30), dies
1199 Stefanus Nemanja (Symeon), monk, dies on February - 13.
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 Jean I of Chalon-Arlay, mayor of Neuchôtel, dies on this day in history.
1332 Andronicus II Paleologus, Byzantine emperor (1282-1328)/monk, dies on this day in history.
1349 On February - 13 jews are expelled from Burgsordf Switzerland
1440 Hartmann Schedel, German physician/humanist/historian on February - 13.
1503 Disfida di Barletta on this day in history.
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 February - 13.
1542 Catharine Howard, queen of England/5th wife of Henry VIII, beheaded on this day in history.
1545 On this day in history willem of Nassau becomes prince of Orange
1566 On February - 13 st Augustine FL founded
1566 On this day in history st. Augustine, Florida is founded.
1566 St Augustine, Florida founded on February - 13.
1575 On February - 13 henry III of France is crowned at Rheims.
1592 Jacopo Bassano, Italian painter on this day in history.
1599 Alexander VII, [Fabio Chigi], Siena Italy, pope (1655-67) on February - 13.
1601 John Lancaster leads 1st East India Company voyage from London on this day in history.
1602 On February - 13 alexander Nowell, English churchman, dean of St Paul's, dies
1610 Jean de la Badie, French divine, founder of Lagardists on February - 13.
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 this day in history.
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 On February - 13 the first public school in America opens in Boston, Massachusetts.
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 February - 13.