Historical Events For February - 13
Tuesday, 28 March 2017
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 Gregorio de' Papareschi elected as Pope Innocent II on February - 13.
1130 Honorius II, [Lamberto], Pope (1124-30), dies on February - 13.
1199 On this day in history stefanus Nemanja (Symeon), monk, dies
1237 On February - 13 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 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 Jews are expelled from Burgsordf Switzerland on February - 13.
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 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 St Augustine FL founded on February - 13.
1566 On February - 13 st. Augustine, Florida is founded.
1566 On this day in history st Augustine, Florida founded
1575 Henry III of France is crowned at Rheims on February - 13.
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 this day in history.
1602 On this day in history alexander Nowell, English churchman, dean of St Paul's, dies
1610 On February - 13 jean de la Badie, French divine, founder of Lagardists
1622 On this day in history adam Pijnacker, landscape painter/etcher, baptized
1629 Girolamo Giacobbi, composer, dies at 61 on February - 13.
1633 On February - 13 italian astronomer Galileo Galilei arrived in Rome for trial before Inquisition for professing belief that earth revolves around the Sun
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 this day in history.
1635 The first public school in America opens in Boston, Massachusetts on this day in history.
1635 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1651 Flemish missionary Joris van Geel departs to Congo on February - 13.