Historical Events Happened In February - 03
Tuesday, 24 May 2016
0474 On February - 03 leo I, Byzantine Emperor (457-74), dies
0619 On February - 03 laurence of Canterbury, 2nd Archbishop of Canterbury
0699 Saint Werburgh on this day in history.
0865 On this day in history ansgar/Anscharius/Oskar, German 1st (arch)bishop of Hamburg/saint, dies
1014 On February - 03 king Sweyn I of Denmark
1112 On this day in history ramon Berenguer III of Barcelona and Douce I of Provence marry, uniting the fortunes of those two states.
1368 Charles VI, King of France (1380-1422) on this day in history.
1377 Cardinal Robert of Geneva (anti-pope Clemens VII) starts term on February - 03.
1377 On this day in history mass execution of population of Cesena Italy
1399 John of Ghent, duke of Lancaster/king of Castile & Leon, dies at 58 on February - 03.
1451 On this day in history sultan Mehmed II inherits the throne of the Ottoman Empire.
1451 Murad II, sultan of Turkey (1421-51), dies on February - 03.
1468 Johann Gensfleisch Gutenberg, printer, dies on this day in history.
1488 Bartholomeus Diaz discovers Mosselbaai (Angra dos Vaqueros) on this day in history.
1509 On February - 03 the Battle of Diu, between Portugal and the Ottoman Empire takes place in Diu, India.
1525 Giovanni Perluigi da Palestrina, composer on this day in history.
1536 On February - 03 garcia de Resende, Port writer/publisher (Cancioneiro Geral), dies
1547 Russian czar Ivan IV (17) marries Anastasia Romanova on this day in history.
1558 On February - 03 alfonsus de Castro, Spanish theologist (council of Trente), dies
1576 Henry of Navarre (future Henry IV) escapes from Paris on February - 03.
1591 German monarchy forms Protestant Union of Torgau on this day in history.
1602 Paul Melissus, [Paul Schede], German poet/composer, dies at 62 on February - 03.
1648 Louis Bouteiller, composer on February - 03.
1653 On this day in history cardinal Mazarin returns to Paris from exile
1655 Francois Fagel, Dutch fieldmarshal, baptized on this day in history.
1660 On this day in history general Moncks army reaches London
1679 On February - 03 jan Havicksz Steen, Dutch painter (St Nicolas Feast), dies at 53
1690 The first paper money in America issued (colony of Massachusetts) on February - 03.
1690 On this day in history 1st paper money in America issued (colony of Mass)
1697 On this day in history sjoucke Gabbes, Frisian sailor, dies/buried on Dirk-Hartog Island
1699 On February - 03 the colony of Massachusetts issues paper money for the first time in America, as it pays its soldiers fighting against Quebec.
1715 On this day in history gottfried Vopelius, composer, dies at 70
1736 Johann Georg Albrechtsberger, Austria organist/composer on February - 03.
1740 Charles de Bourbon, King of Naples, invites Jews to return to Sicily on this day in history.