Historical Events In February - 03
Thursday, 19 April 2018
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 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 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 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 February - 03.
1488 Bartholomeus Diaz discovers Mosselbaai (Angra dos Vaqueros) on February - 03.
1509 The Battle of Diu, between Portugal and the Ottoman Empire takes place in Diu, India on this day in history.
1525 On February - 03 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 February - 03.
1591 German monarchy forms Protestant Union of Torgau on February - 03.
1602 On February - 03 paul Melissus, [Paul Schede], German poet/composer, dies at 62
1648 On February - 03 louis Bouteiller, composer
1653 On this day in history cardinal Mazarin returns to Paris from exile
1655 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1690 The first paper money in America issued (colony of Massachusetts) on this day in history.
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 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 Johann Georg Albrechtsberger, Austria organist/composer on February - 03.
1740 On February - 03 charles de Bourbon, King of Naples, invites Jews to return to Sicily