Historical Events In February - 13
Wednesday, 08 April 2020
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 On this day in history honorius II, [Lamberto], Pope (1124-30), dies
1199 Stefanus Nemanja (Symeon), monk, dies on February - 13.
1237 On this day in history 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 February - 13 jean I of Chalon-Arlay, mayor of NeuchĂ´tel, dies
1332 On this day in history 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 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 On this day in history catharine Howard, queen of England/5th wife of Henry VIII, beheaded
1545 Willem of Nassau becomes prince of Orange on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1575 Henry III of France is crowned at Rheims on February - 13.
1592 On February - 13 jacopo Bassano, Italian painter
1599 Alexander VII, [Fabio Chigi], Siena Italy, pope (1655-67) on February - 13.
1601 John Lancaster leads 1st East India Company voyage from London on February - 13.
1602 On February - 13 alexander Nowell, English churchman, dean of St Paul's, dies
1610 Jean de la Badie, French divine, founder of Lagardists on February - 13.
1622 Adam Pijnacker, landscape painter/etcher, baptized on this day in history.
1629 Girolamo Giacobbi, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.
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 February - 13.
1635 On February - 13 oldest US public institution, Boston Latin School founded
1635 On February - 13 the first public school in America opens in Boston, Massachusetts.
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 On this day in history flemish missionary Joris van Geel departs to Congo