Historical Events Happened In February - 03
Wednesday, 04 March 2015
0474 On February - 03 leo I, Byzantine Emperor (457-74), dies
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 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 this day in history.
1368 Charles VI, King of France (1380-1422) on February - 03.
1377 Cardinal Robert of Geneva (anti-pope Clemens VII) starts term on this day in history.
1377 On February - 03 mass execution of population of Cesena Italy
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 On February - 03 johann Gensfleisch Gutenberg, printer, dies
1488 Bartholomeus Diaz discovers Mosselbaai (Angra dos Vaqueros) on February - 03.
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 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 German monarchy forms Protestant Union of Torgau on February - 03.
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 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 On this day in history 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 February - 03 the colony of Massachusetts issues paper money for the first time in America, as it pays its soldiers fighting against Quebec.
1715 On February - 03 gottfried Vopelius, composer, dies at 70
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