Historical Events For February - 13
Friday, 24 November 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 On February - 13 gregorio de' Papareschi elected as Pope Innocent II
1130 On February - 13 honorius II, [Lamberto], Pope (1124-30), dies
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 February - 13.
1315 On February - 13 jean I of Chalon-Arlay, mayor of Neuchôtel, dies
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 Hartmann Schedel, German physician/humanist/historian on February - 13.
1503 Disfida di Barletta on February - 13.
1510 Charles of Gelre conquerors Oldenzaal on February - 13.
1542 Catherine Howard, the fifth wife of England's King Henry VIII, is beheaded for adultery on this day in history.
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 February - 13.
1566 On this day in history st Augustine FL founded
1566 On this day in history st. Augustine, Florida is founded.
1566 On this day in history st Augustine, Florida founded
1575 On February - 13 henry III of France is crowned at Rheims.
1592 Jacopo Bassano, Italian painter on February - 13.
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 On this day in history adam Pijnacker, landscape painter/etcher, baptized
1629 Girolamo Giacobbi, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.
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 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 this day in history.
1635 The first public school in America opens in Boston, Massachusetts on this day in history.
1635 On February - 13 georg R Weckerlin, German poet, dies at 50
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 this day in history.