Historical Events For February - 13
Monday, 25 September 2017
0858 On this day in history kenneth I of Scotland
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 Gregorio de' Papareschi elected as Pope Innocent II on this day in history.
1130 On February - 13 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 February - 13.
1258 On this day in history baghdad falls to the Mongols, and the Abbasid Caliphate is destroyed.
1315 On this day in history jean I of Chalon-Arlay, mayor of Neuchôtel, dies
1332 Andronicus II Paleologus, Byzantine emperor (1282-1328)/monk, dies on February - 13.
1349 On February - 13 jews are expelled from Burgsordf Switzerland
1440 Hartmann Schedel, German physician/humanist/historian on February - 13.
1503 Disfida di Barletta on this day in history.
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 On February - 13 willem of Nassau becomes prince of Orange
1566 St Augustine FL founded on February - 13.
1566 St. Augustine, Florida is founded on this day in history.
1566 St Augustine, Florida founded on February - 13.
1575 On this day in history 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 February - 13 john Lancaster leads 1st East India Company voyage from London
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 On this day in history 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 this day in history oldest US public institution, Boston Latin School founded
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 The Iroquois Confederacy of the Long House formally declares war against New France; still resent Champlain's treaty with the Hurons and Algonquins on this day in history.
1651 Flemish missionary Joris van Geel departs to Congo on this day in history.