Historical Events For February - 13
Sunday, 04 December 2016
0858 Kenneth I of Scotland on this day in history.
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 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 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 February - 13.
1315 Jean I of Chalon-Arlay, mayor of Neuchôtel, dies on this day in history.
1332 On February - 13 andronicus II Paleologus, Byzantine emperor (1282-1328)/monk, dies
1349 Jews are expelled from Burgsordf Switzerland on February - 13.
1440 On February - 13 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 Catherine Howard, the fifth wife of England's King Henry VIII, is beheaded for adultery on February - 13.
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 St. Augustine, Florida is founded on this day in history.
1566 On February - 13 st Augustine, Florida founded
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 John Lancaster leads 1st East India Company voyage from London on February - 13.
1602 Alexander Nowell, English churchman, dean of St Paul's, dies on this day in history.
1610 On February - 13 jean de la Badie, French divine, founder of Lagardists
1622 Adam Pijnacker, landscape painter/etcher, baptized on this day in history.
1629 Girolamo Giacobbi, composer, dies at 61 on February - 13.
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 February - 13 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 this day in history 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