Historical Events Happened In February - 03
Saturday, 01 November 2014
0474 On February - 03 leo I, Byzantine Emperor (457-74), dies
0619 On February - 03 laurence of Canterbury, 2nd Archbishop of Canterbury
0699 On February - 03 saint Werburgh
0865 Ansgar/Anscharius/Oskar, German 1st (arch)bishop of Hamburg/saint, dies on February - 03.
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 February - 03.
1368 On this day in history charles VI, King of France (1380-1422)
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 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 this day in history bartholomeus Diaz discovers Mosselbaai (Angra dos Vaqueros)
1509 The Battle of Diu, between Portugal and the Ottoman Empire takes place in Diu, India on this day in history.
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 On February - 03 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 On February - 03 louis Bouteiller, composer
1653 On February - 03 cardinal Mazarin returns to Paris from exile
1655 Francois Fagel, Dutch fieldmarshal, baptized on February - 03.
1660 General Moncks army reaches London on this day in history.
1679 Jan Havicksz Steen, Dutch painter (St Nicolas Feast), dies at 53 on February - 03.
1690 On this day in history the first paper money in America issued (colony of Massachusetts)
1690 On February - 03 1st paper money in America issued (colony of Mass)
1697 Sjoucke Gabbes, Frisian sailor, dies/buried on Dirk-Hartog Island on February - 03.
1699 On this day in history 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 February - 03.
1736 Johann Georg Albrechtsberger, Austria organist/composer on February - 03.
1740 On this day in history charles de Bourbon, King of Naples, invites Jews to return to Sicily