Historical Events Happened In February - 03
Wednesday, 27 July 2016
0474 Leo I, Byzantine Emperor (457-74), dies on February - 03.
0619 On this day in history laurence of Canterbury, 2nd Archbishop of Canterbury
0699 On this day in history saint Werburgh
0865 On February - 03 ansgar/Anscharius/Oskar, German 1st (arch)bishop of Hamburg/saint, dies
1014 On February - 03 king Sweyn I of Denmark
1112 On February - 03 ramon Berenguer III of Barcelona and Douce I of Provence marry, uniting the fortunes of those two states.
1368 Charles VI, King of France (1380-1422) on this day in history.
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 Sultan Mehmed II inherits the throne of the Ottoman Empire on February - 03.
1451 On February - 03 murad II, sultan of Turkey (1421-51), dies
1468 On this day in history johann Gensfleisch Gutenberg, printer, dies
1488 On February - 03 bartholomeus Diaz discovers Mosselbaai (Angra dos Vaqueros)
1509 On this day in history the Battle of Diu, between Portugal and the Ottoman Empire takes place in Diu, India.
1525 Giovanni Perluigi da Palestrina, composer on this day in history.
1536 Garcia de Resende, Port writer/publisher (Cancioneiro Geral), dies on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1602 Paul Melissus, [Paul Schede], German poet/composer, dies at 62 on February - 03.
1648 On February - 03 louis Bouteiller, composer
1653 On this day in history cardinal Mazarin returns to Paris from exile
1655 Francois Fagel, Dutch fieldmarshal, baptized on February - 03.
1660 On February - 03 general Moncks army reaches London
1679 On February - 03 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 this day in history.
1697 Sjoucke Gabbes, Frisian sailor, dies/buried on Dirk-Hartog Island on February - 03.
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 this day in history.
1736 Johann Georg Albrechtsberger, Austria organist/composer on this day in history.
1740 On February - 03 charles de Bourbon, King of Naples, invites Jews to return to Sicily