Historical Events Happened In February - 03
Wednesday, 29 June 2016
0474 On February - 03 leo I, Byzantine Emperor (457-74), dies
0619 Laurence of Canterbury, 2nd Archbishop of Canterbury on February - 03.
0699 Saint Werburgh on February - 03.
0865 On this day in history ansgar/Anscharius/Oskar, German 1st (arch)bishop of Hamburg/saint, dies
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 this day in history 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 February - 03.
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 February - 03 murad II, sultan of Turkey (1421-51), dies
1468 Johann Gensfleisch Gutenberg, printer, dies on this day in history.
1488 Bartholomeus Diaz discovers Mosselbaai (Angra dos Vaqueros) on this day in history.
1509 The Battle of Diu, between Portugal and the Ottoman Empire takes place in Diu, India on February - 03.
1525 On this day in history giovanni Perluigi da Palestrina, composer
1536 On February - 03 garcia de Resende, Port writer/publisher (Cancioneiro Geral), dies
1547 Russian czar Ivan IV (17) marries Anastasia Romanova on February - 03.
1558 On this day in history alfonsus de Castro, Spanish theologist (council of Trente), dies
1576 On this day in history henry of Navarre (future Henry IV) escapes from Paris
1591 On February - 03 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 this day in history.
1653 Cardinal Mazarin returns to Paris from exile on February - 03.
1655 Francois Fagel, Dutch fieldmarshal, baptized on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1715 On February - 03 gottfried Vopelius, composer, dies at 70
1736 On February - 03 johann Georg Albrechtsberger, Austria organist/composer
1740 On this day in history charles de Bourbon, King of Naples, invites Jews to return to Sicily