Historical Events In February - 13
Monday, 22 April 2019
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 On February - 13 stefanus Nemanja (Symeon), monk, dies
1237 Jordanus of Saxon, 2nd general of Dominicans, drowns on February - 13.
1258 On this day in history baghdad falls to the Mongols, and the Abbasid Caliphate is destroyed.
1315 On February - 13 jean I of Chalon-Arlay, mayor of Neuchôtel, dies
1332 Andronicus II Paleologus, Byzantine emperor (1282-1328)/monk, dies on this day in history.
1349 On this day in history jews are expelled from Burgsordf Switzerland
1440 On this day in history hartmann Schedel, German physician/humanist/historian
1503 Disfida di Barletta on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1542 On February - 13 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 St Augustine FL founded on February - 13.
1566 St. Augustine, Florida is founded on this day in history.
1566 On this day in history st Augustine, Florida founded
1575 Henry III of France is crowned at Rheims on February - 13.
1592 On February - 13 jacopo Bassano, Italian painter
1599 On February - 13 alexander VII, [Fabio Chigi], Siena Italy, pope (1655-67)
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 February - 13 jean de la Badie, French divine, founder of Lagardists
1622 On this day in history adam Pijnacker, landscape painter/etcher, baptized
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 this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1635 On this day in history the first public school in America opens in Boston, Massachusetts.
1635 On this day in history 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.