Historical Events Happened In February - 03
Friday, 19 September 2014
0474 Leo I, Byzantine Emperor (457-74), dies on February - 03.
0619 Laurence of Canterbury, 2nd Archbishop of Canterbury on February - 03.
0699 On February - 03 saint Werburgh
0865 On February - 03 ansgar/Anscharius/Oskar, German 1st (arch)bishop of Hamburg/saint, dies
1014 King Sweyn I of Denmark on February - 03.
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 On February - 03 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 February - 03.
1399 On February - 03 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 this day in history.
1451 On this day in history murad II, sultan of Turkey (1421-51), dies
1468 On February - 03 johann Gensfleisch Gutenberg, printer, dies
1488 On this day in history bartholomeus Diaz discovers Mosselbaai (Angra dos Vaqueros)
1509 On February - 03 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 On this day in history garcia de Resende, Port writer/publisher (Cancioneiro Geral), dies
1547 Russian czar Ivan IV (17) marries Anastasia Romanova on this day in history.
1558 On February - 03 alfonsus de Castro, Spanish theologist (council of Trente), dies
1576 On this day in history 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 Francois Fagel, Dutch fieldmarshal, baptized on this day in history.
1660 On February - 03 general Moncks army reaches London
1679 Jan Havicksz Steen, Dutch painter (St Nicolas Feast), dies at 53 on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1697 On this day in history 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 Gottfried Vopelius, composer, dies at 70 on February - 03.
1736 Johann Georg Albrechtsberger, Austria organist/composer on this day in history.
1740 Charles de Bourbon, King of Naples, invites Jews to return to Sicily on this day in history.