Historical Events In February - 13
Tuesday, 20 April 2021
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 Gregorio de' Papareschi elected as Pope Innocent II on this day in history.
1130 Honorius II, [Lamberto], Pope (1124-30), dies on February - 13.
1199 Stefanus Nemanja (Symeon), monk, dies on February - 13.
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 this day in history.
1315 Jean I of Chalon-Arlay, mayor of Neuchôtel, 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 February - 13.
1440 On February - 13 hartmann Schedel, German physician/humanist/historian
1503 Disfida di Barletta on this day in history.
1510 Charles of Gelre conquerors Oldenzaal on February - 13.
1542 On February - 13 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 this day in history.
1545 Willem of Nassau becomes prince of Orange on February - 13.
1566 On February - 13 st Augustine FL founded
1566 St. Augustine, Florida is founded on February - 13.
1566 St Augustine, Florida founded on this day in history.
1575 Henry III of France is crowned at Rheims on February - 13.
1592 Jacopo Bassano, Italian painter on February - 13.
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 On February - 13 adam Pijnacker, landscape painter/etcher, baptized
1629 Girolamo Giacobbi, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1635 Oldest US public institution, Boston Latin School founded on this day in history.
1635 On February - 13 the first public school in America opens in Boston, Massachusetts.
1635 On February - 13 georg R Weckerlin, German poet, dies at 50
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 Flemish missionary Joris van Geel departs to Congo on this day in history.