Historical Events Happened In February - 13
Friday, 26 August 2016
0858 Kenneth I of Scotland on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1130 Gregorio de' Papareschi elected as Pope Innocent II on February - 13.
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 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 Jean I of Chalon-Arlay, mayor of Neuchôtel, dies on this day in history.
1332 Andronicus II Paleologus, Byzantine emperor (1282-1328)/monk, dies on February - 13.
1349 Jews are expelled from Burgsordf Switzerland on February - 13.
1440 Hartmann Schedel, German physician/humanist/historian on this day in history.
1503 Disfida di Barletta on February - 13.
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 this day in history.
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 On this day in history st Augustine FL founded
1566 St. Augustine, Florida is founded on February - 13.
1566 On this day in history st Augustine, Florida founded
1575 Henry III of France is crowned at Rheims on this day in history.
1592 Jacopo Bassano, Italian painter on February - 13.
1599 Alexander VII, [Fabio Chigi], Siena Italy, pope (1655-67) on this day in history.
1601 John Lancaster leads 1st East India Company voyage from London on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1629 On February - 13 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 America's first public school was established - the Boston Latin School on this day in history.
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 Georg R Weckerlin, German poet, dies at 50 on February - 13.
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 Flemish missionary Joris van Geel departs to Congo on this day in history.