Historical Events In February - 13
Saturday, 31 July 2021
0858 On this day in history kenneth I of Scotland
1130 On February - 13 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
1130 On this day in history gregorio de' Papareschi elected as Pope Innocent II
1130 Honorius II, [Lamberto], Pope (1124-30), dies on this day in history.
1199 Stefanus Nemanja (Symeon), monk, dies on this day in history.
1237 On this day in history 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 Neuchôtel, dies on February - 13.
1332 On this day in history andronicus II Paleologus, Byzantine emperor (1282-1328)/monk, dies
1349 On February - 13 jews are expelled from Burgsordf Switzerland
1440 Hartmann Schedel, German physician/humanist/historian on this day in history.
1503 Disfida di Barletta on this day in history.
1510 On this day in history charles of Gelre conquerors Oldenzaal
1542 Catherine Howard, the fifth wife of England's King Henry VIII, is beheaded for adultery on this day in history.
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 On February - 13 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 On this day in history henry III of France is crowned at Rheims.
1592 On this day in history jacopo Bassano, Italian painter
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 On February - 13 jean de la Badie, French divine, founder of Lagardists
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 this day in history.
1635 On February - 13 america's first public school was established - the Boston Latin School
1635 Oldest US public institution, Boston Latin School founded on February - 13.
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 On this day in history flemish missionary Joris van Geel departs to Congo