Historical Events Happened In February - 13
Monday, 31 August 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 On this day in history gregorio de' Papareschi elected as Pope Innocent II
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 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 February - 13.
1332 On this day in history andronicus II Paleologus, Byzantine emperor (1282-1328)/monk, dies
1349 On this day in history jews are expelled from Burgsordf Switzerland
1440 On this day in history 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 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 February - 13.
1545 Willem of Nassau becomes prince of Orange on this day in history.
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 Henry III of France is crowned at Rheims on February - 13.
1592 Jacopo Bassano, Italian painter on this day in history.
1599 Alexander VII, [Fabio Chigi], Siena Italy, pope (1655-67) on February - 13.
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 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 Girolamo Giacobbi, composer, dies at 61 on February - 13.
1633 On this day in history italian astronomer Galileo Galilei arrived in Rome for trial before Inquisition for professing belief that earth revolves around the Sun
1635 On February - 13 america's first public school was established - the Boston Latin School
1635 On this day in history oldest US public institution, Boston Latin School founded
1635 On February - 13 the first public school in America opens in Boston, Massachusetts.
1635 On February - 13 georg R Weckerlin, German poet, dies at 50
1641 On February - 13 the Iroquois Confederacy of the Long House formally declares war against New France; still resent Champlain's treaty with the Hurons and Algonquins
1651 On this day in history flemish missionary Joris van Geel departs to Congo