Historical Events In February - 13
Monday, 19 August 2019
0858 On this day in history kenneth I of Scotland
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 February - 13.
1130 On February - 13 gregorio de' Papareschi elected as Pope Innocent II
1130 Honorius II, [Lamberto], Pope (1124-30), dies on this day in history.
1199 On this day in history stefanus Nemanja (Symeon), monk, dies
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 Jean I of Chalon-Arlay, mayor of Neuchôtel, dies on this day in history.
1332 On February - 13 andronicus II Paleologus, Byzantine emperor (1282-1328)/monk, dies
1349 Jews are expelled from Burgsordf Switzerland on this day in history.
1440 On this day in history hartmann Schedel, German physician/humanist/historian
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 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 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 February - 13 henry III of France is crowned at Rheims.
1592 On February - 13 jacopo Bassano, Italian painter
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 this day in history alexander Nowell, English churchman, dean of St Paul's, dies
1610 Jean de la Badie, French divine, founder of Lagardists on this day in history.
1622 On this day in history adam Pijnacker, landscape painter/etcher, baptized
1629 Girolamo Giacobbi, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.
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 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 February - 13 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 Flemish missionary Joris van Geel departs to Congo on February - 13.