Historical Events In February - 04
Sunday, 22 April 2018
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 this day in history sisinnius ends his reign as Catholic Pope
0708 On February - 04 sisinnius, Greek-Syrian pope (708, 20 days), dies
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 Gilbert of Sempringham, English monastery founder/saint, dies on this day in history.
1194 On February - 04 richard I Lion Hearted pays Leopold O Fenrik VI's ransom of 100,000
1222 On this day in history 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 February - 04.
1505 On this day in history joan of Valois, Queen of France/saint, dies at 40
1508 On this day in history maximilian I assumes imperial title without being crowned
1549 On this day in history 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 Daniel Selich, composer on this day in history.
1586 On February - 04 robert Dudley, earl of Leicester, becomes governor of Netherlands
1586 Robert Dudley, earl of Leicester, becomes governor of Neth on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
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 Prince Bethlen Gábor signs peace with emperor Ferdinand II on February - 04.
1620 Prince Bethlen Gabor signs peace with emperor Ferdinand II on February - 04.
1640 Hendrick C Vroom, Dutch seascape painter, dies on February - 04.
1646 Hans A Freiherr von Abschatz, Silesian poet on February - 04.
1657 On February - 04 oliver Cromwell grants residency to Luis Caravajal
1688 On this day in history 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 On February - 04 3 VOC-ships anchor at Dirk-Hartogeiland, Australia
1699 On February - 04 350 rebellious Streltsi executed in Moscow