Historical Events For February - 04
Friday, 23 June 2017
0211 On February - 04 roman Emperor Septimius Severus dies, leaving the Roman Empire in the hands of his two quarrelsome sons, Caracalla and Geta.
0211 Lucius Septimus Severus, emperor of Rome (193-211), dies at 64 on February - 04.
0708 Sisinnius ends his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0708 Sisinnius, Greek-Syrian pope (708, 20 days), dies on this day in history.
0856 Hrabanus Maurus, East France, archbishop of Mainz, dies on this day in history.
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 On this day in history richard I Lion Hearted pays Leopold O Fenrik VI's ransom of 100,000
1222 On February - 04 willem I, earl of Holland (1203-22), dies
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 On February - 04 french van Brederode, leader of Hoeksen
1503 Queen Elizabeth, consort of Henry VII of England, dies on this day in history.
1505 Joan of Valois, Queen of France/saint, dies at 40 on February - 04.
1508 On February - 04 maximilian I assumes imperial title without being crowned
1549 Eustache du Caurroy, composer on February - 04.
1553 Caspar Othmayr, composer, dies at 37 on this day in history.
1575 Pierre de Barulle, French cardinal on February - 04.
1581 On this day in history daniel Selich, composer
1586 On this day in history robert Dudley, earl of Leicester, becomes governor of Netherlands
1586 On this day in history robert Dudley, earl of Leicester, becomes governor of Neth
1590 On February - 04 gioseffo Zarlino, composer, dies at 73
1600 Tycho Brahe &Johannes Kepler meet for first time outside of Prague on February - 04.
1600 On February - 04 tycho Brahe & Johannes Kepler meet for 1st time near Prague
1617 On this day in history louis Elsevier, Dutch publisher, dies at about 76
1620 On February - 04 prince Bethlen Gábor signs peace with emperor Ferdinand II
1620 On this day in history prince Bethlen Gabor signs peace with emperor Ferdinand II
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 February - 04.
1688 The birth of Pierre De Marivaux, French writer on February - 04.
1688 Pierre De Marivaux, Paris France, writer (Marianne) on this day in history.
1693 On February - 04 george Lillo, bourgeois English dramatist (London Merchant)
1697 3 VOC-ships anchor at Dirk-Hartogeiland, Australia on this day in history.
1699 350 rebellious Streltsi executed in Moscow on this day in history.