Historical Events Happened In February - 13
Wednesday, 25 November 2015
0858 Kenneth I of Scotland on February - 13.
1130 On this day in history 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 February - 13.
1199 On February - 13 stefanus Nemanja (Symeon), monk, dies
1237 On this day in history jordanus of Saxon, 2nd general of Dominicans, drowns
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 Andronicus II Paleologus, Byzantine emperor (1282-1328)/monk, dies on this day in history.
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 Disfida di Barletta on this day in history.
1510 On February - 13 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 St Augustine FL founded on this day in history.
1566 On February - 13 st. Augustine, Florida is founded.
1566 On this day in history st Augustine, Florida founded
1575 On this day in history 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 On this day in history john Lancaster leads 1st East India Company voyage from London
1602 Alexander Nowell, English churchman, dean of St Paul's, dies on this day in history.
1610 Jean de la Badie, French divine, founder of Lagardists on February - 13.
1622 Adam Pijnacker, landscape painter/etcher, baptized on February - 13.
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 February - 13.
1635 On this day in history america's first public school was established - the Boston Latin School
1635 On February - 13 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