Historical Events For February - 13
Wednesday, 18 January 2017
0858 On February - 13 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 Stefanus Nemanja (Symeon), monk, dies on this day in history.
1237 Jordanus of Saxon, 2nd general of Dominicans, drowns on February - 13.
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 February - 13.
1440 On February - 13 hartmann Schedel, German physician/humanist/historian
1503 On this day in history disfida di Barletta
1510 On February - 13 charles of Gelre conquerors Oldenzaal
1542 On this day in history 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 February - 13.
1566 St Augustine FL founded on February - 13.
1566 On this day in history st. Augustine, Florida is founded.
1566 St Augustine, Florida founded on this day in history.
1575 On February - 13 henry III of France is crowned at Rheims.
1592 Jacopo Bassano, Italian painter on February - 13.
1599 On this day in history 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 Alexander Nowell, English churchman, dean of St Paul's, dies on February - 13.
1610 On this day in history jean de la Badie, French divine, founder of Lagardists
1622 On this day in history adam Pijnacker, landscape painter/etcher, baptized
1629 On February - 13 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 On this day in history america's first public school was established - the Boston Latin School
1635 Oldest US public institution, Boston Latin School founded on February - 13.
1635 The first public school in America opens in Boston, Massachusetts on this day in history.
1635 On this day in history georg R Weckerlin, German poet, dies at 50
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 On February - 13 flemish missionary Joris van Geel departs to Congo