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Historical Events Happened In February - 03

Sunday, 21 December 2014

0474  On this day in history leo I, Byzantine Emperor (457-74), dies  

0619  On this day in history 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 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  Mass execution of population of Cesena Italy on February - 03.  

1399  John of Ghent, duke of Lancaster/king of Castile & Leon, dies at 58 on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history bartholomeus Diaz discovers Mosselbaai (Angra dos Vaqueros)  

1509  The Battle of Diu, between Portugal and the Ottoman Empire takes place in Diu, India on this day in history.  

1525  Giovanni Perluigi da Palestrina, composer on February - 03.  

1536  Garcia de Resende, Port writer/publisher (Cancioneiro Geral), dies on February - 03.  

1547  On this day in history russian czar Ivan IV (17) marries Anastasia Romanova  

1558  Alfonsus de Castro, Spanish theologist (council of Trente), dies on February - 03.  

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  Louis Bouteiller, composer on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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 February - 03 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  Gottfried Vopelius, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

1736  Johann Georg Albrechtsberger, Austria organist/composer on this day in history.  

1740  On this day in history charles de Bourbon, King of Naples, invites Jews to return to Sicily  

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Famous Birthdays In February - 03

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1338  Jeanne de Bourbon, wife of Charles V of France (d. 1378) was born on this day in history.  

1368  On this day in history birth of charles VI, King of France (1380-1422)  

1525  Giovanni Perluigi da Palestrina, composer was born on February - 03.  

1648  Louis Bouteiller, composer was born on February - 03.  

1655  Francois Fagel, Dutch fieldmarshal, baptized was born on this day in history.  

1677  On this day in history birth of jan Santini Aichel, Czech architect (d. 1723)  

1690  On this day in history birth of richard Rawlinson, English minister (d. 1755)  

1721  On this day in history birth of friedrich Wilhelm von Seydlitz, Prussian general (d. 1773)  

Famous Deaths In February - 03

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0474  On this day in history leo I, Byzantine Emperor (457-74), dies  

0619  Death of Laurence of Canterbury, 2nd Archbishop of Canterbury on this day in history.  

0699  On this day in history death of saint Werburgh  

0865  On this day in history ansgar/Anscharius/Oskar, German 1st (arch)bishop of Hamburg/saint, dies  

1014  On this day in history death of king Sweyn I of Denmark  

1116  On this day in history death of king Coloman of Hungary (b. 1070)  

1399  John of Ghent, duke of Lancaster/king of Castile & Leon, dies at 58 on February - 03.  

1428  On February - 03 death of ashikaga Yoshimochi, Japanese shogun (b. 1386)