Historical Events In February - 13
Saturday, 16 February 2019
0858 Kenneth I of Scotland on February - 13.
1130 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 on this day in history.
1130 On February - 13 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 On February - 13 jordanus of Saxon, 2nd general of Dominicans, drowns
1258 On February - 13 baghdad falls to the Mongols, and the Abbasid Caliphate is destroyed.
1315 Jean I of Chalon-Arlay, mayor of Neuchôtel, dies on February - 13.
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 February - 13.
1503 On this day in history disfida di Barletta
1510 Charles of Gelre conquerors Oldenzaal on February - 13.
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 Willem of Nassau becomes prince of Orange on this day in history.
1566 On February - 13 st Augustine FL founded
1566 On this day in history st. Augustine, Florida is founded.
1566 St Augustine, Florida founded on February - 13.
1575 Henry III of France is crowned at Rheims on February - 13.
1592 On February - 13 jacopo Bassano, Italian painter
1599 Alexander VII, [Fabio Chigi], Siena Italy, pope (1655-67) on February - 13.
1601 On February - 13 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 this day in history jean de la Badie, French divine, founder of Lagardists
1622 On February - 13 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 February - 13.
1635 On this day in history america's first public school was established - the Boston Latin School
1635 On this day in history oldest US public institution, Boston Latin School founded
1635 On February - 13 the first public school in America opens in Boston, Massachusetts.
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 February - 13 flemish missionary Joris van Geel departs to Congo