Historical Events In February - 13
Sunday, 08 December 2019
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 February - 13.
1130 Gregorio de' Papareschi elected as Pope Innocent II on February - 13.
1130 On February - 13 honorius II, [Lamberto], Pope (1124-30), dies
1199 On February - 13 stefanus Nemanja (Symeon), monk, dies
1237 On February - 13 jordanus of Saxon, 2nd general of Dominicans, drowns
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 NeuchĂ´tel, dies on this day in history.
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 Hartmann Schedel, German physician/humanist/historian on this day in history.
1503 On this day in history disfida di Barletta
1510 On this day in history charles of Gelre conquerors Oldenzaal
1542 On this day in history 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 Willem of Nassau becomes prince of Orange on this day in history.
1566 St Augustine FL founded on this day in history.
1566 On February - 13 st. Augustine, Florida is founded.
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 On February - 13 jacopo Bassano, Italian painter
1599 On this day in history alexander VII, [Fabio Chigi], Siena Italy, pope (1655-67)
1601 John Lancaster leads 1st East India Company voyage from London on February - 13.
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 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 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 this day in history.
1635 Oldest US public institution, Boston Latin School founded on this day in history.
1635 On this day in history the first public school in America opens in Boston, Massachusetts.
1635 Georg R Weckerlin, German poet, dies at 50 on this day in history.
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.