Historical Events For February - 03
Friday, 22 September 2017
0474 On February - 03 leo I, Byzantine Emperor (457-74), dies
0619 Laurence of Canterbury, 2nd Archbishop of Canterbury on this day in history.
0699 On February - 03 saint Werburgh
0865 Ansgar/Anscharius/Oskar, German 1st (arch)bishop of Hamburg/saint, dies on February - 03.
1014 King Sweyn I of Denmark on this day in history.
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 On February - 03 charles VI, King of France (1380-1422)
1377 Cardinal Robert of Geneva (anti-pope Clemens VII) starts term on February - 03.
1377 Mass execution of population of Cesena Italy on this day in history.
1399 On February - 03 john of Ghent, duke of Lancaster/king of Castile & Leon, dies at 58
1451 On February - 03 sultan Mehmed II inherits the throne of the Ottoman Empire.
1451 Murad II, sultan of Turkey (1421-51), dies on this day in history.
1468 On this day in history johann Gensfleisch Gutenberg, printer, dies
1488 On February - 03 bartholomeus Diaz discovers Mosselbaai (Angra dos Vaqueros)
1509 The Battle of Diu, between Portugal and the Ottoman Empire takes place in Diu, India on this day in history.
1525 On this day in history giovanni Perluigi da Palestrina, composer
1536 On this day in history garcia de Resende, Port writer/publisher (Cancioneiro Geral), dies
1547 Russian czar Ivan IV (17) marries Anastasia Romanova on this day in history.
1558 Alfonsus de Castro, Spanish theologist (council of Trente), dies on February - 03.
1576 On February - 03 henry of Navarre (future Henry IV) escapes from Paris
1591 On this day in history german monarchy forms Protestant Union of Torgau
1602 Paul Melissus, [Paul Schede], German poet/composer, dies at 62 on February - 03.
1648 Louis Bouteiller, composer on February - 03.
1653 Cardinal Mazarin returns to Paris from exile on this day in history.
1655 Francois Fagel, Dutch fieldmarshal, baptized on February - 03.
1660 General Moncks army reaches London on February - 03.
1679 Jan Havicksz Steen, Dutch painter (St Nicolas Feast), dies at 53 on February - 03.
1690 The first paper money in America issued (colony of Massachusetts) on this day in history.
1690 1st paper money in America issued (colony of Mass) on February - 03.
1697 On February - 03 sjoucke Gabbes, Frisian sailor, dies/buried on Dirk-Hartog Island
1699 The colony of Massachusetts issues paper money for the first time in America, as it pays its soldiers fighting against Quebec on this day in history.
1715 Gottfried Vopelius, composer, dies at 70 on February - 03.
1736 On February - 03 johann Georg Albrechtsberger, Austria organist/composer
1740 On this day in history charles de Bourbon, King of Naples, invites Jews to return to Sicily