Historical Events In February - 13
Monday, 24 June 2019
0858 Kenneth I of Scotland on this day in history.
1130 On this day in history 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 Gregorio de' Papareschi elected as Pope Innocent II on February - 13.
1130 On February - 13 honorius II, [Lamberto], Pope (1124-30), dies
1199 On this day in history stefanus Nemanja (Symeon), monk, dies
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 Neuchôtel, dies
1332 Andronicus II Paleologus, Byzantine emperor (1282-1328)/monk, dies on February - 13.
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 Disfida di Barletta on February - 13.
1510 Charles of Gelre conquerors Oldenzaal on this day in history.
1542 Catherine Howard, the fifth wife of England's King Henry VIII, is beheaded for adultery on February - 13.
1542 On this day in history catharine Howard, queen of England/5th wife of Henry VIII, beheaded
1545 On this day in history willem of Nassau becomes prince of Orange
1566 On this day in history st Augustine FL founded
1566 St. Augustine, Florida is founded on February - 13.
1566 On February - 13 st Augustine, Florida founded
1575 On February - 13 henry III of France is crowned at Rheims.
1592 On February - 13 jacopo Bassano, Italian painter
1599 Alexander VII, [Fabio Chigi], Siena Italy, pope (1655-67) on this day in history.
1601 John Lancaster leads 1st East India Company voyage from London on this day in history.
1602 Alexander Nowell, English churchman, dean of St Paul's, dies on February - 13.
1610 On this day in history jean de la Badie, French divine, founder of Lagardists
1622 On this day in history adam Pijnacker, landscape painter/etcher, baptized
1629 Girolamo Giacobbi, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.
1633 On this day in history 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 The first public school in America opens in Boston, Massachusetts on this day in history.
1635 Georg R Weckerlin, German poet, dies at 50 on February - 13.
1641 The Iroquois Confederacy of the Long House formally declares war against New France; still resent Champlain's treaty with the Hurons and Algonquins on February - 13.
1651 On this day in history flemish missionary Joris van Geel departs to Congo