Historical Events Happened In February - 03
Wednesday, 25 November 2015
0474 Leo I, Byzantine Emperor (457-74), dies on this day in history.
0619 Laurence of Canterbury, 2nd Archbishop of Canterbury on this day in history.
0699 Saint Werburgh on February - 03.
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 Ramon Berenguer III of Barcelona and Douce I of Provence marry, uniting the fortunes of those two states on this day in history.
1368 Charles VI, King of France (1380-1422) on February - 03.
1377 On this day in history cardinal Robert of Geneva (anti-pope Clemens VII) starts term
1377 On this day in history mass execution of population of Cesena Italy
1399 On February - 03 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 this day in history.
1451 Murad II, sultan of Turkey (1421-51), dies on February - 03.
1468 Johann Gensfleisch Gutenberg, printer, dies on February - 03.
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 Giovanni Perluigi da Palestrina, composer on February - 03.
1536 Garcia de Resende, Port writer/publisher (Cancioneiro Geral), dies on February - 03.
1547 Russian czar Ivan IV (17) marries Anastasia Romanova on February - 03.
1558 Alfonsus de Castro, Spanish theologist (council of Trente), dies on this day in history.
1576 On February - 03 henry of Navarre (future Henry IV) escapes from Paris
1591 German monarchy forms Protestant Union of Torgau on this day in history.
1602 On this day in history paul Melissus, [Paul Schede], German poet/composer, dies at 62
1648 On February - 03 louis Bouteiller, composer
1653 On February - 03 cardinal Mazarin returns to Paris from exile
1655 On February - 03 francois Fagel, Dutch fieldmarshal, baptized
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 February - 03.
1690 On this day in history 1st paper money in America issued (colony of Mass)
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 February - 03.
1715 Gottfried Vopelius, composer, dies at 70 on February - 03.
1736 Johann Georg Albrechtsberger, Austria organist/composer on this day in history.
1740 Charles de Bourbon, King of Naples, invites Jews to return to Sicily on February - 03.