Historical Events Happened In February - 03
Thursday, 29 September 2016
0474 Leo I, Byzantine Emperor (457-74), dies on this day in history.
0619 On this day in history laurence of Canterbury, 2nd Archbishop of Canterbury
0699 On February - 03 saint Werburgh
0865 On this day in history ansgar/Anscharius/Oskar, German 1st (arch)bishop of Hamburg/saint, dies
1014 King Sweyn I of Denmark on February - 03.
1112 Ramon Berenguer III of Barcelona and Douce I of Provence marry, uniting the fortunes of those two states on February - 03.
1368 On February - 03 charles VI, King of France (1380-1422)
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 this day in history.
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 On February - 03 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 this day in history garcia de Resende, Port writer/publisher (Cancioneiro Geral), dies
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 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 On February - 03 paul Melissus, [Paul Schede], German poet/composer, dies at 62
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 this day in history general Moncks army reaches London
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 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 On February - 03 johann Georg Albrechtsberger, Austria organist/composer
1740 Charles de Bourbon, King of Naples, invites Jews to return to Sicily on this day in history.