Historical Events Happened In February - 03
Monday, 04 May 2015
0474 Leo I, Byzantine Emperor (457-74), dies on February - 03.
0619 On this day in history laurence of Canterbury, 2nd Archbishop of Canterbury
0699 On February - 03 saint Werburgh
0865 Ansgar/Anscharius/Oskar, German 1st (arch)bishop of Hamburg/saint, dies on February - 03.
1014 On this day in history 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 February - 03 mass execution of population of Cesena Italy
1399 On this day in history john of Ghent, duke of Lancaster/king of Castile & Leon, dies at 58
1451 Sultan Mehmed II inherits the throne of the Ottoman Empire on February - 03.
1451 On this day in history murad II, sultan of Turkey (1421-51), dies
1468 On February - 03 johann Gensfleisch Gutenberg, printer, dies
1488 On this day in history bartholomeus Diaz discovers Mosselbaai (Angra dos Vaqueros)
1509 The Battle of Diu, between Portugal and the Ottoman Empire takes place in Diu, India on February - 03.
1525 Giovanni Perluigi da Palestrina, composer on February - 03.
1536 Garcia de Resende, Port writer/publisher (Cancioneiro Geral), dies on February - 03.
1547 On February - 03 russian czar Ivan IV (17) marries Anastasia Romanova
1558 Alfonsus de Castro, Spanish theologist (council of Trente), dies on this day in history.
1576 Henry of Navarre (future Henry IV) escapes from Paris on February - 03.
1591 German monarchy forms Protestant Union of Torgau on February - 03.
1602 Paul Melissus, [Paul Schede], German poet/composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.
1648 On February - 03 louis Bouteiller, composer
1653 Cardinal Mazarin returns to Paris from exile on this day in history.
1655 Francois Fagel, Dutch fieldmarshal, baptized on this day in history.
1660 General Moncks army reaches London on this day in history.
1679 Jan Havicksz Steen, Dutch painter (St Nicolas Feast), dies at 53 on this day in history.
1690 On this day in history the first paper money in America issued (colony of Massachusetts)
1690 1st paper money in America issued (colony of Mass) on February - 03.
1697 Sjoucke Gabbes, Frisian sailor, dies/buried on Dirk-Hartog Island on February - 03.
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 On February - 03 gottfried Vopelius, composer, dies at 70
1736 On February - 03 johann Georg Albrechtsberger, Austria organist/composer
1740 On February - 03 charles de Bourbon, King of Naples, invites Jews to return to Sicily