Historical Events In February - 13
Monday, 06 July 2020
0858 On February - 13 kenneth I of Scotland
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 Honorius II, [Lamberto], Pope (1124-30), dies on this day in history.
1199 On February - 13 stefanus Nemanja (Symeon), monk, dies
1237 On February - 13 jordanus of Saxon, 2nd general of Dominicans, drowns
1258 Baghdad falls to the Mongols, and the Abbasid Caliphate is destroyed on this day in history.
1315 Jean I of Chalon-Arlay, mayor of NeuchĂ´tel, dies on February - 13.
1332 Andronicus II Paleologus, Byzantine emperor (1282-1328)/monk, dies on this day in history.
1349 Jews are expelled from Burgsordf Switzerland on this day in history.
1440 On February - 13 hartmann Schedel, German physician/humanist/historian
1503 Disfida di Barletta on this day in history.
1510 On February - 13 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 On this day in history willem of Nassau becomes prince of Orange
1566 On February - 13 st Augustine FL founded
1566 On February - 13 st. Augustine, Florida is founded.
1566 St Augustine, Florida founded on this day in history.
1575 Henry III of France is crowned at Rheims on this day in history.
1592 Jacopo Bassano, Italian painter on this day in history.
1599 On February - 13 alexander VII, [Fabio Chigi], Siena Italy, pope (1655-67)
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 On February - 13 jean de la Badie, French divine, founder of Lagardists
1622 Adam Pijnacker, landscape painter/etcher, baptized on this day in history.
1629 On this day in history girolamo Giacobbi, composer, dies at 61
1633 On February - 13 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 Oldest US public institution, Boston Latin School founded on this day in history.
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 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