Historical Events In February - 13
Monday, 08 August 2022
0858 On February - 13 kenneth I of Scotland
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 Gregorio de' Papareschi elected as Pope Innocent II on this day in history.
1130 Honorius II, [Lamberto], Pope (1124-30), dies on February - 13.
1199 On February - 13 stefanus Nemanja (Symeon), monk, dies
1237 On this day in history 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 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 On February - 13 jews are expelled from Burgsordf Switzerland
1440 On February - 13 hartmann Schedel, German physician/humanist/historian
1503 On this day in history disfida di Barletta
1510 Charles of Gelre conquerors Oldenzaal on February - 13.
1542 Catherine Howard, the fifth wife of England's King Henry VIII, is beheaded for adultery on this day in history.
1542 On February - 13 catharine Howard, queen of England/5th wife of Henry VIII, beheaded
1545 On February - 13 willem of Nassau becomes prince of Orange
1566 On this day in history st Augustine FL founded
1566 St. Augustine, Florida is founded on February - 13.
1566 St Augustine, Florida founded on February - 13.
1575 On February - 13 henry III of France is crowned at Rheims.
1592 On February - 13 jacopo Bassano, Italian painter
1599 Alexander VII, [Fabio Chigi], Siena Italy, pope (1655-67) on this day in history.
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 February - 13.
1610 Jean de la Badie, French divine, founder of Lagardists on this day in history.
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 On this day in history america's first public school was established - the Boston Latin School
1635 On this day in history oldest US public institution, Boston Latin School founded
1635 On February - 13 the first public school in America opens in Boston, Massachusetts.
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 On February - 13 flemish missionary Joris van Geel departs to Congo