Historical Events Happened In February - 03
Tuesday, 21 October 2014
0474 Leo I, Byzantine Emperor (457-74), dies on this day in history.
0619 On February - 03 laurence of Canterbury, 2nd Archbishop of Canterbury
0699 On this day in history saint Werburgh
0865 Ansgar/Anscharius/Oskar, German 1st (arch)bishop of Hamburg/saint, dies on this day in history.
1014 King Sweyn I of Denmark on February - 03.
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 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 this day in history 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 On February - 03 sultan Mehmed II inherits the throne of the Ottoman Empire.
1451 Murad II, sultan of Turkey (1421-51), dies on this day in history.
1468 On February - 03 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 On this day in history giovanni Perluigi da Palestrina, composer
1536 Garcia de Resende, Port writer/publisher (Cancioneiro Geral), dies on February - 03.
1547 On February - 03 russian czar Ivan IV (17) marries Anastasia Romanova
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 this day in history.
1602 On February - 03 paul Melissus, [Paul Schede], German poet/composer, dies at 62
1648 Louis Bouteiller, composer on February - 03.
1653 On February - 03 cardinal Mazarin returns to Paris from exile
1655 On this day in history francois Fagel, Dutch fieldmarshal, baptized
1660 On this day in history general Moncks army reaches London
1679 On February - 03 jan Havicksz Steen, Dutch painter (St Nicolas Feast), dies at 53
1690 On this day in history the first paper money in America issued (colony of Massachusetts)
1690 On this day in history 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 this day in history the colony of Massachusetts issues paper money for the first time in America, as it pays its soldiers fighting against Quebec.
1715 Gottfried Vopelius, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.
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 February - 03.