Historical Events Happened In February - 03
Tuesday, 31 March 2015
0474 On this day in history leo I, Byzantine Emperor (457-74), dies
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 King Sweyn I of Denmark on this day in history.
1112 Ramon Berenguer III of Barcelona and Douce I of Provence marry, uniting the fortunes of those two states on this day in history.
1368 Charles VI, King of France (1380-1422) on this day in history.
1377 On February - 03 cardinal Robert of Geneva (anti-pope Clemens VII) starts term
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 Sultan Mehmed II inherits the throne of the Ottoman Empire on February - 03.
1451 Murad II, sultan of Turkey (1421-51), dies on this day in history.
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 February - 03 giovanni Perluigi da Palestrina, composer
1536 Garcia de Resende, Port writer/publisher (Cancioneiro Geral), dies on this day in history.
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 February - 03 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 this day in history.
1655 On this day in history francois Fagel, Dutch fieldmarshal, baptized
1660 On February - 03 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 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 February - 03.
1715 On February - 03 gottfried Vopelius, composer, dies at 70
1736 On this day in history johann Georg Albrechtsberger, Austria organist/composer
1740 On February - 03 charles de Bourbon, King of Naples, invites Jews to return to Sicily