Historical Events In February - 13
Wednesday, 23 September 2020
0858 On February - 13 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 February - 13 gregorio de' Papareschi elected as Pope Innocent II
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 Baghdad falls to the Mongols, and the Abbasid Caliphate is destroyed on February - 13.
1315 Jean I of Chalon-Arlay, mayor of Neuchôtel, dies on this day in history.
1332 Andronicus II Paleologus, Byzantine emperor (1282-1328)/monk, dies on this day in history.
1349 Jews are expelled from Burgsordf Switzerland on February - 13.
1440 Hartmann Schedel, German physician/humanist/historian on this day in history.
1503 Disfida di Barletta on February - 13.
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 February - 13.
1545 On February - 13 willem of Nassau becomes prince of Orange
1566 On this day in history st Augustine FL founded
1566 On February - 13 st. Augustine, Florida is founded.
1566 On this day in history st Augustine, Florida founded
1575 On February - 13 henry III of France is crowned at Rheims.
1592 Jacopo Bassano, Italian painter on this day in history.
1599 Alexander VII, [Fabio Chigi], Siena Italy, pope (1655-67) on this day in history.
1601 On this day in history 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 On this day in history girolamo Giacobbi, composer, dies at 61
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 On this day in history america's first public school was established - the Boston Latin School
1635 Oldest US public institution, Boston Latin School founded on February - 13.
1635 The first public school in America opens in Boston, Massachusetts on February - 13.
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 this day in history.
1651 On this day in history flemish missionary Joris van Geel departs to Congo