Historical Events For February - 13
Friday, 24 February 2017
0858 Kenneth I of Scotland on February - 13.
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 this day in history gregorio de' Papareschi elected as Pope Innocent II
1130 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1258 On February - 13 baghdad falls to the Mongols, and the Abbasid Caliphate is destroyed.
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 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 On February - 13 catherine Howard, the fifth wife of England's King Henry VIII, is beheaded for adultery.
1542 On this day in history catharine Howard, queen of England/5th wife of Henry VIII, beheaded
1545 Willem of Nassau becomes prince of Orange on this day in history.
1566 St Augustine FL founded on this day in history.
1566 On this day in history st. Augustine, Florida is founded.
1566 St Augustine, Florida founded on February - 13.
1575 On February - 13 henry III of France is crowned at Rheims.
1592 Jacopo Bassano, Italian painter on this day in history.
1599 On this day in history 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 On February - 13 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 February - 13 adam Pijnacker, landscape painter/etcher, baptized
1629 On February - 13 girolamo Giacobbi, composer, dies at 61
1633 On this day in history italian astronomer Galileo Galilei arrived in Rome for trial before Inquisition for professing belief that earth revolves around the Sun
1635 America's first public school was established - the Boston Latin School on February - 13.
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 February - 13.
1635 On this day in history 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 February - 13 flemish missionary Joris van Geel departs to Congo