Historical Events In February - 13
Wednesday, 15 August 2018
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 February - 13.
1130 Honorius II, [Lamberto], Pope (1124-30), dies on February - 13.
1199 Stefanus Nemanja (Symeon), monk, dies on this day in history.
1237 On February - 13 jordanus of Saxon, 2nd general of Dominicans, drowns
1258 On February - 13 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 On this day in history andronicus II Paleologus, Byzantine emperor (1282-1328)/monk, dies
1349 On this day in history jews are expelled from Burgsordf Switzerland
1440 Hartmann Schedel, German physician/humanist/historian on February - 13.
1503 On February - 13 disfida di Barletta
1510 On February - 13 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 Catharine Howard, queen of England/5th wife of Henry VIII, beheaded on this day in history.
1545 On February - 13 willem of Nassau becomes prince of Orange
1566 St Augustine FL founded on this day in history.
1566 St. Augustine, Florida is founded on this day in history.
1566 St Augustine, Florida founded on February - 13.
1575 Henry III of France is crowned at Rheims on February - 13.
1592 Jacopo Bassano, Italian painter on February - 13.
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 On this day in history alexander Nowell, English churchman, dean of St Paul's, dies
1610 On February - 13 jean de la Badie, French divine, founder of Lagardists
1622 On this day in history adam Pijnacker, landscape painter/etcher, baptized
1629 On this day in history girolamo Giacobbi, composer, dies at 61
1633 On February - 13 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 this day in history.
1635 Oldest US public institution, Boston Latin School founded on February - 13.
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 On this day in history 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.