Historical Events Happened In February - 13
Monday, 25 July 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 On February - 13 gregorio de' Papareschi elected as Pope Innocent II
1130 On February - 13 honorius II, [Lamberto], Pope (1124-30), dies
1199 On February - 13 stefanus Nemanja (Symeon), monk, dies
1237 Jordanus of Saxon, 2nd general of Dominicans, drowns on this day in history.
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 February - 13.
1440 Hartmann Schedel, German physician/humanist/historian on February - 13.
1503 On this day in history disfida di Barletta
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 February - 13.
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 this day in history 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 Jacopo Bassano, Italian painter on February - 13.
1599 On this day in history 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 this day in history jean de la Badie, French divine, founder of Lagardists
1622 On this day in history adam Pijnacker, landscape painter/etcher, baptized
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 this day in history.
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 On February - 13 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 February - 13.
1651 Flemish missionary Joris van Geel departs to Congo on February - 13.