Historical Events Happened In February - 13
Wednesday, 04 May 2016
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 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 February - 13.
1237 On this day in history jordanus of Saxon, 2nd general of Dominicans, drowns
1258 On this day in history 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 Andronicus II Paleologus, Byzantine emperor (1282-1328)/monk, dies on February - 13.
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 February - 13.
1510 On this day in history charles of Gelre conquerors Oldenzaal
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 On this day in history st Augustine FL founded
1566 On February - 13 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 On this day in history 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 February - 13.
1602 Alexander Nowell, English churchman, dean of St Paul's, dies on this day in history.
1610 On February - 13 jean de la Badie, French divine, founder of Lagardists
1622 Adam Pijnacker, landscape painter/etcher, baptized on this day in history.
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 February - 13.
1635 America's first public school was established - the Boston Latin School on this day in history.
1635 Oldest US public institution, Boston Latin School founded on February - 13.
1635 On this day in history the first public school in America opens in Boston, Massachusetts.
1635 On February - 13 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 February - 13.
1651 On February - 13 flemish missionary Joris van Geel departs to Congo