Historical Events Happened In February - 03
Saturday, 22 November 2014
0474 Leo I, Byzantine Emperor (457-74), dies on February - 03.
0619 Laurence of Canterbury, 2nd Archbishop of Canterbury on February - 03.
0699 Saint Werburgh on February - 03.
0865 On February - 03 ansgar/Anscharius/Oskar, German 1st (arch)bishop of Hamburg/saint, dies
1014 King Sweyn I of Denmark on this day in history.
1112 On February - 03 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 February - 03.
1377 On this day in history 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 February - 03.
1451 On this day in history murad II, sultan of Turkey (1421-51), dies
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 On this day in history the Battle of Diu, between Portugal and the Ottoman Empire takes place in Diu, India.
1525 Giovanni Perluigi da Palestrina, composer on February - 03.
1536 On February - 03 garcia de Resende, Port writer/publisher (Cancioneiro Geral), dies
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 Henry of Navarre (future Henry IV) escapes from Paris on February - 03.
1591 On this day in history german monarchy forms Protestant Union of Torgau
1602 On this day in history paul Melissus, [Paul Schede], German poet/composer, dies at 62
1648 Louis Bouteiller, composer on February - 03.
1653 Cardinal Mazarin returns to Paris from exile on this day in history.
1655 Francois Fagel, Dutch fieldmarshal, baptized on February - 03.
1660 On February - 03 general Moncks army reaches London
1679 On February - 03 jan Havicksz Steen, Dutch painter (St Nicolas Feast), dies at 53
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 February - 03.
1697 On this day in history 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 Gottfried Vopelius, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.
1736 Johann Georg Albrechtsberger, Austria organist/composer on February - 03.
1740 Charles de Bourbon, King of Naples, invites Jews to return to Sicily on February - 03.