Historical Events Happened In February - 13
Thursday, 23 October 2014
0858 Kenneth I of Scotland on February - 13.
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 this day in history.
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 this day in history jordanus of Saxon, 2nd general of Dominicans, drowns
1258 On this day in history 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 On this day in history andronicus II Paleologus, Byzantine emperor (1282-1328)/monk, dies
1349 On February - 13 jews are expelled from Burgsordf Switzerland
1440 On this day in history hartmann Schedel, German physician/humanist/historian
1503 On February - 13 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 this day in history.
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 February - 13 st Augustine FL founded
1566 On this day in history st. Augustine, Florida is founded.
1566 St Augustine, Florida founded on this day in history.
1575 On this day in history henry III of France is crowned at Rheims.
1592 On this day in history jacopo Bassano, Italian painter
1599 Alexander VII, [Fabio Chigi], Siena Italy, pope (1655-67) on February - 13.
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 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 February - 13.
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 February - 13.
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 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.