Historical Events In February - 13
Sunday, 24 September 2023
0858 On February - 13 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 this day in history.
1130 Gregorio de' Papareschi elected as Pope Innocent II on this day in history.
1130 On this day in history honorius II, [Lamberto], Pope (1124-30), dies
1199 Stefanus Nemanja (Symeon), monk, dies on February - 13.
1237 Jordanus of Saxon, 2nd general of Dominicans, drowns on this day in history.
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 NeuchÃ´tel, dies
1332 On February - 13 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 this day in history.
1503 On February - 13 disfida di Barletta
1510 Charles of Gelre conquerors Oldenzaal on this day in history.
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 Willem of Nassau becomes prince of Orange on February - 13.
1566 On this day in history st Augustine FL founded
1566 St. Augustine, Florida is founded on this day in history.
1566 St Augustine, Florida founded on this day in history.
1575 Henry III of France is crowned at Rheims on this day in history.
1592 Jacopo Bassano, Italian painter on this day in history.
1599 Alexander VII, [Fabio Chigi], Siena Italy, pope (1655-67) on February - 13.
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 February - 13.
1622 Adam Pijnacker, landscape painter/etcher, baptized on February - 13.
1629 Girolamo Giacobbi, composer, dies at 61 on February - 13.
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 February - 13.
1635 Oldest US public institution, Boston Latin School founded on February - 13.
1635 The first public school in America opens in Boston, Massachusetts on this day in history.
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.