Historical Events Happened In February - 03
Friday, 24 October 2014
0474 On February - 03 leo I, Byzantine Emperor (457-74), dies
0619 On February - 03 laurence of Canterbury, 2nd Archbishop of Canterbury
0699 On this day in history saint Werburgh
0865 On February - 03 ansgar/Anscharius/Oskar, German 1st (arch)bishop of Hamburg/saint, dies
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 On February - 03 charles VI, King of France (1380-1422)
1377 Cardinal Robert of Geneva (anti-pope Clemens VII) starts term on February - 03.
1377 Mass execution of population of Cesena Italy on February - 03.
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 On this day in history murad II, sultan of Turkey (1421-51), dies
1468 On February - 03 johann Gensfleisch Gutenberg, printer, dies
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 February - 03.
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 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 On this day in history 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 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 1st paper money in America issued (colony of Mass) on this day in history.
1697 On this day in history sjoucke Gabbes, Frisian sailor, dies/buried on Dirk-Hartog Island
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 On February - 03 gottfried Vopelius, composer, dies at 70
1736 On this day in history johann Georg Albrechtsberger, Austria organist/composer
1740 On this day in history charles de Bourbon, King of Naples, invites Jews to return to Sicily