Historical Events For February - 04
Saturday, 29 April 2017
0211 On this day in history roman Emperor Septimius Severus dies, leaving the Roman Empire in the hands of his two quarrelsome sons, Caracalla and Geta.
0211 On February - 04 lucius Septimus Severus, emperor of Rome (193-211), dies at 64
0708 On February - 04 sisinnius ends his reign as Catholic Pope
0708 On this day in history sisinnius, Greek-Syrian pope (708, 20 days), dies
0856 On this day in history hrabanus Maurus, East France, archbishop of Mainz, dies
0960 On February - 04 the coronation of Zhao Kuangyin as Emperor Taizu of Song, initiating the Song Dynasty period of China that would last more than three centuries.
1189 On February - 04 gilbert of Sempringham, English monastery founder/saint, dies
1194 Richard I Lion Hearted pays Leopold O Fenrik VI's ransom of 100,000 on this day in history.
1222 Willem I, earl of Holland (1203-22), dies on this day in history.
1454 On February - 04 in the Thirteen Years' War, the Secret Council of the Prussian Confederation sends a formal act of disobedience to the Grand Master.
1465 French van Brederode, leader of Hoeksen on this day in history.
1503 Queen Elizabeth, consort of Henry VII of England, dies on February - 04.
1505 On February - 04 joan of Valois, Queen of France/saint, dies at 40
1508 Maximilian I assumes imperial title without being crowned on this day in history.
1549 On February - 04 eustache du Caurroy, composer
1553 Caspar Othmayr, composer, dies at 37 on February - 04.
1575 Pierre de Barulle, French cardinal on this day in history.
1581 On this day in history daniel Selich, composer
1586 Robert Dudley, earl of Leicester, becomes governor of Netherlands on this day in history.
1586 On February - 04 robert Dudley, earl of Leicester, becomes governor of Neth
1590 Gioseffo Zarlino, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.
1600 Tycho Brahe &Johannes Kepler meet for first time outside of Prague on February - 04.
1600 Tycho Brahe & Johannes Kepler meet for 1st time near Prague on this day in history.
1617 On February - 04 louis Elsevier, Dutch publisher, dies at about 76
1620 On February - 04 prince Bethlen Gábor signs peace with emperor Ferdinand II
1620 Prince Bethlen Gabor signs peace with emperor Ferdinand II on February - 04.
1640 On February - 04 hendrick C Vroom, Dutch seascape painter, dies
1646 Hans A Freiherr von Abschatz, Silesian poet on February - 04.
1657 Oliver Cromwell grants residency to Luis Caravajal on this day in history.
1688 On February - 04 the birth of Pierre De Marivaux, French writer.
1688 Pierre De Marivaux, Paris France, writer (Marianne) on February - 04.
1693 George Lillo, bourgeois English dramatist (London Merchant) on this day in history.
1697 3 VOC-ships anchor at Dirk-Hartogeiland, Australia on this day in history.
1699 On February - 04 350 rebellious Streltsi executed in Moscow