Historical Events In February - 13
Friday, 04 December 2020
0858 Kenneth I of Scotland on this day in history.
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 On this day in history honorius II, [Lamberto], Pope (1124-30), dies
1199 Stefanus Nemanja (Symeon), monk, dies on this day in history.
1237 Jordanus of Saxon, 2nd general of Dominicans, drowns on February - 13.
1258 Baghdad falls to the Mongols, and the Abbasid Caliphate is destroyed on February - 13.
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 On this day in history 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 February - 13 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 On February - 13 catharine Howard, queen of England/5th wife of Henry VIII, beheaded
1545 Willem of Nassau becomes prince of Orange on February - 13.
1566 St Augustine FL founded on February - 13.
1566 St. Augustine, Florida is founded on this day in history.
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 On February - 13 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 On February - 13 adam Pijnacker, landscape painter/etcher, baptized
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 February - 13.
1635 America's first public school was established - the Boston Latin School on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
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 February - 13 flemish missionary Joris van Geel departs to Congo