Historical Events Happened In February - 13
Friday, 19 December 2014
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 this day in history.
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 February - 13 stefanus Nemanja (Symeon), monk, dies
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 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1440 On this day in history hartmann Schedel, German physician/humanist/historian
1503 On this day in history disfida di Barletta
1510 On this day in history charles of Gelre conquerors Oldenzaal
1542 On February - 13 catherine Howard, the fifth wife of England's King Henry VIII, is beheaded for adultery.
1542 Catharine Howard, queen of England/5th wife of Henry VIII, beheaded on this day in history.
1545 Willem of Nassau becomes prince of Orange on this day in history.
1566 On this day in history 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 On February - 13 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 On February - 13 alexander Nowell, English churchman, dean of St Paul's, dies
1610 On this day in history jean de la Badie, French divine, founder of Lagardists
1622 On February - 13 adam Pijnacker, landscape painter/etcher, baptized
1629 On this day in history 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 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 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 February - 13.