Historical Events For February - 03
Wednesday, 22 November 2017
0474 Leo I, Byzantine Emperor (457-74), dies on February - 03.
0619 Laurence of Canterbury, 2nd Archbishop of Canterbury on this day in history.
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 February - 03.
1368 On February - 03 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 this day in history.
1399 On February - 03 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 Murad II, sultan of Turkey (1421-51), dies on this day in history.
1468 On February - 03 johann Gensfleisch Gutenberg, printer, dies
1488 Bartholomeus Diaz discovers Mosselbaai (Angra dos Vaqueros) on this day in history.
1509 On this day in history the Battle of Diu, between Portugal and the Ottoman Empire takes place in Diu, India.
1525 On this day in history giovanni Perluigi da Palestrina, composer
1536 Garcia de Resende, Port writer/publisher (Cancioneiro Geral), dies on February - 03.
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 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 February - 03 paul Melissus, [Paul Schede], German poet/composer, dies at 62
1648 Louis Bouteiller, composer on February - 03.
1653 Cardinal Mazarin returns to Paris from exile on this day in history.
1655 Francois Fagel, Dutch fieldmarshal, baptized on February - 03.
1660 On this day in history general Moncks army reaches London
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 February - 03.
1697 On this day in history sjoucke Gabbes, Frisian sailor, dies/buried on Dirk-Hartog Island
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 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