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 This day in History - February 13
409 Historic Events for February 13
1130

Gregorio de' Papareschi elected as Pope Innocent II

Event
1130

Honorius II, [Lamberto], Pope (1124-30), dies

Death
1199

Stefanus Nemanja (Symeon), monk, dies

Death
1237

Jordanus of Saxon, 2nd general of Dominicans, drowns

Death
1315

Jean I of Chalon-Arlay, mayor of Neuchƒtel, dies

Death
1332

Andronicus II Paleologus, Byzantine emperor (1282-1328)/monk, dies

Death
1349

Jews are expelled from Burgsordf Switzerland

Event
1440

Hartmann Schedel, German physician/humanist/historian

Birth
1480

Hieronymus Aleander, [Gir¢lamo Aleandro], Italian diplomat/cardinal

Birth
1510

Charles of Gelre conquerors Oldenzaal

Event
1542

Catharine Howard, queen of England/5th wife of Henry VIII, beheaded

Death
1545

Willem of Nassau becomes prince of Orange

Event
1566

St Augustine, Florida founded

Event
1599

Alexander VII, [Fabio Chigi], Siena Italy, pope (1655-67)

Birth
1601

John Lancaster leads 1st East India Company voyage from London

Event
1602

Alexander Nowell, English churchman, dean of St Paul's, dies

Death
1610

Jean de la Badie, French divine, founder of Lagardists

Birth
1622

Adam Pijnacker, landscape painter/etcher, baptized

Birth
1629

Girolamo Giacobbi, composer, dies at 61

Death
1633

Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei arrived in Rome for trial before Inquisition for professing belief that earth revolves around the Sun

Event
1635

Georg R Weckerlin, German poet, dies at 50

Death
1635

Oldest US public institution, Boston Latin School founded

Event
1651

Flemish missionary Joris van Geel departs to Congo

Event
1658

Jan B Wellekens, Dutch poet/painter

Birth
1660

Johann Sigismund Kusser, composer

Birth