Historical Events Happened In February - 03
Monday, 02 May 2016
0474 On this day in history 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 On this day in history ansgar/Anscharius/Oskar, German 1st (arch)bishop of Hamburg/saint, dies
1014 On February - 03 king Sweyn I of Denmark
1112 On February - 03 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 February - 03.
1377 On this day in history cardinal Robert of Geneva (anti-pope Clemens VII) starts term
1377 On February - 03 mass execution of population of Cesena Italy
1399 John of Ghent, duke of Lancaster/king of Castile & Leon, dies at 58 on February - 03.
1451 Sultan Mehmed II inherits the throne of the Ottoman Empire on this day in history.
1451 On this day in history murad II, sultan of Turkey (1421-51), dies
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 The Battle of Diu, between Portugal and the Ottoman Empire takes place in Diu, India on February - 03.
1525 On February - 03 giovanni Perluigi da Palestrina, composer
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 On February - 03 alfonsus de Castro, Spanish theologist (council of Trente), dies
1576 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1648 On this day in history louis Bouteiller, composer
1653 Cardinal Mazarin returns to Paris from exile on February - 03.
1655 Francois Fagel, Dutch fieldmarshal, baptized on February - 03.
1660 General Moncks army reaches London on February - 03.
1679 On this day in history jan Havicksz Steen, Dutch painter (St Nicolas Feast), dies at 53
1690 On February - 03 the first paper money in America issued (colony of Massachusetts)
1690 On February - 03 1st paper money in America issued (colony of Mass)
1697 On February - 03 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 this day in history gottfried Vopelius, composer, dies at 70
1736 On February - 03 johann Georg Albrechtsberger, Austria organist/composer
1740 Charles de Bourbon, King of Naples, invites Jews to return to Sicily on this day in history.