Historical Events Happened In February - 03
Wednesday, 01 July 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 Saint Werburgh on this day in history.
0865 On February - 03 ansgar/Anscharius/Oskar, German 1st (arch)bishop of Hamburg/saint, dies
1014 On February - 03 king Sweyn I of Denmark
1112 On this day in history ramon Berenguer III of Barcelona and Douce I of Provence marry, uniting the fortunes of those two states.
1368 Charles VI, King of France (1380-1422) on February - 03.
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 On February - 03 john of Ghent, duke of Lancaster/king of Castile & Leon, dies at 58
1451 On this day in history sultan Mehmed II inherits the throne of the Ottoman Empire.
1451 Murad II, sultan of Turkey (1421-51), dies on February - 03.
1468 On February - 03 johann Gensfleisch Gutenberg, printer, dies
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 Henry of Navarre (future Henry IV) escapes from Paris on this day in history.
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 February - 03 louis Bouteiller, composer
1653 On this day in history cardinal Mazarin returns to Paris from exile
1655 Francois Fagel, Dutch fieldmarshal, baptized on this day in history.
1660 On this day in history general Moncks army reaches London
1679 Jan Havicksz Steen, Dutch painter (St Nicolas Feast), dies at 53 on this day in history.
1690 The first paper money in America issued (colony of Massachusetts) on this day in history.
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 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 this day in history.
1740 On this day in history charles de Bourbon, King of Naples, invites Jews to return to Sicily