Historical Events Happened In February - 03
Wednesday, 24 August 2016
0474 On this day in history leo I, Byzantine Emperor (457-74), dies
0619 On this day in history laurence of Canterbury, 2nd Archbishop of Canterbury
0699 On this day in history saint Werburgh
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 Ramon Berenguer III of Barcelona and Douce I of Provence marry, uniting the fortunes of those two states on February - 03.
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 February - 03 mass execution of population of Cesena Italy
1399 On this day in history 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 Johann Gensfleisch Gutenberg, printer, dies on this day in history.
1488 Bartholomeus Diaz discovers Mosselbaai (Angra dos Vaqueros) on this day in history.
1509 On February - 03 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 Russian czar Ivan IV (17) marries Anastasia Romanova on February - 03.
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 February - 03 german monarchy forms Protestant Union of Torgau
1602 Paul Melissus, [Paul Schede], German poet/composer, dies at 62 on February - 03.
1648 On February - 03 louis Bouteiller, composer
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 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 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 this day in history.
1715 Gottfried Vopelius, composer, dies at 70 on February - 03.
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