Historical Events Happened In February - 03
Wednesday, 01 October 2014
0474 Leo I, Byzantine Emperor (457-74), dies on February - 03.
0619 Laurence of Canterbury, 2nd Archbishop of Canterbury on February - 03.
0699 On February - 03 saint Werburgh
0865 Ansgar/Anscharius/Oskar, German 1st (arch)bishop of Hamburg/saint, dies on this day in history.
1014 On this day in history king Sweyn I of Denmark
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 Mass execution of population of Cesena Italy on this day in history.
1399 On this day in history 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 On this day in history murad II, sultan of Turkey (1421-51), dies
1468 Johann Gensfleisch Gutenberg, printer, dies on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1536 On February - 03 garcia de Resende, Port writer/publisher (Cancioneiro Geral), dies
1547 Russian czar Ivan IV (17) marries Anastasia Romanova on this day in history.
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 On this day in history german monarchy forms Protestant Union of Torgau
1602 On February - 03 paul Melissus, [Paul Schede], German poet/composer, dies at 62
1648 On this day in history 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 On this day in history jan Havicksz Steen, Dutch painter (St Nicolas Feast), dies at 53
1690 On February - 03 the first paper money in America issued (colony of Massachusetts)
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 On February - 03 gottfried Vopelius, composer, dies at 70
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.