Historical Events For February - 03
Sunday, 28 May 2017
0474 Leo I, Byzantine Emperor (457-74), dies on this day in history.
0619 Laurence of Canterbury, 2nd Archbishop of Canterbury on February - 03.
0699 Saint Werburgh on February - 03.
0865 Ansgar/Anscharius/Oskar, German 1st (arch)bishop of Hamburg/saint, dies on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
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 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 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 On this day in history giovanni Perluigi da Palestrina, composer
1536 On February - 03 garcia de Resende, Port writer/publisher (Cancioneiro Geral), dies
1547 Russian czar Ivan IV (17) marries Anastasia Romanova on February - 03.
1558 Alfonsus de Castro, Spanish theologist (council of Trente), dies on February - 03.
1576 Henry of Navarre (future Henry IV) escapes from Paris on this day in history.
1591 German monarchy forms Protestant Union of Torgau on this day in history.
1602 On February - 03 paul Melissus, [Paul Schede], German poet/composer, dies at 62
1648 Louis Bouteiller, composer on this day in history.
1653 Cardinal Mazarin returns to Paris from exile on February - 03.
1655 On February - 03 francois Fagel, Dutch fieldmarshal, baptized
1660 On February - 03 general Moncks army reaches London
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 1st paper money in America issued (colony of Mass) on this day in history.
1697 Sjoucke Gabbes, Frisian sailor, dies/buried on Dirk-Hartog Island on this day in history.
1699 On this day in history 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 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