Historical Events Happened In February - 03
Friday, 12 February 2016
0474 On this day in history 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 King Sweyn I of Denmark on February - 03.
1112 Ramon Berenguer III of Barcelona and Douce I of Provence marry, uniting the fortunes of those two states on February - 03.
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 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 On this day in history johann Gensfleisch Gutenberg, printer, dies
1488 Bartholomeus Diaz discovers Mosselbaai (Angra dos Vaqueros) on February - 03.
1509 On this day in history the Battle of Diu, between Portugal and the Ottoman Empire takes place in Diu, India.
1525 Giovanni Perluigi da Palestrina, composer on February - 03.
1536 Garcia de Resende, Port writer/publisher (Cancioneiro Geral), dies on this day in history.
1547 On February - 03 russian czar Ivan IV (17) marries Anastasia Romanova
1558 On February - 03 alfonsus de Castro, Spanish theologist (council of Trente), dies
1576 On February - 03 henry of Navarre (future Henry IV) escapes from Paris
1591 German monarchy forms Protestant Union of Torgau on February - 03.
1602 Paul Melissus, [Paul Schede], German poet/composer, dies at 62 on February - 03.
1648 On February - 03 louis Bouteiller, composer
1653 On February - 03 cardinal Mazarin returns to Paris from exile
1655 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1690 On February - 03 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 February - 03 gottfried Vopelius, composer, dies at 70
1736 On this day in history johann Georg Albrechtsberger, Austria organist/composer
1740 Charles de Bourbon, King of Naples, invites Jews to return to Sicily on this day in history.