Historical Events For February - 04
Saturday, 25 February 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 On February - 04 lucius Septimus Severus, emperor of Rome (193-211), dies at 64
0708 Sisinnius ends his reign as Catholic Pope on February - 04.
0708 Sisinnius, Greek-Syrian pope (708, 20 days), dies on this day in history.
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 Gilbert of Sempringham, English monastery founder/saint, dies on this day in history.
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 this day in history 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 On February - 04 queen Elizabeth, consort of Henry VII of England, dies
1505 On February - 04 joan of Valois, Queen of France/saint, dies at 40
1508 On February - 04 maximilian I assumes imperial title without being crowned
1549 On February - 04 eustache du Caurroy, composer
1553 On this day in history caspar Othmayr, composer, dies at 37
1575 On February - 04 pierre de Barulle, French cardinal
1581 On February - 04 daniel Selich, composer
1586 On February - 04 robert Dudley, earl of Leicester, becomes governor of Netherlands
1586 Robert Dudley, earl of Leicester, becomes governor of Neth on February - 04.
1590 On this day in history gioseffo Zarlino, composer, dies at 73
1600 Tycho Brahe &Johannes Kepler meet for first time outside of Prague on this day in history.
1600 On this day in history tycho Brahe & Johannes Kepler meet for 1st time near Prague
1617 Louis Elsevier, Dutch publisher, dies at about 76 on February - 04.
1620 Prince Bethlen Gábor signs peace with emperor Ferdinand II on February - 04.
1620 Prince Bethlen Gabor signs peace with emperor Ferdinand II on this day in history.
1640 On this day in history hendrick C Vroom, Dutch seascape painter, dies
1646 On February - 04 hans A Freiherr von Abschatz, Silesian poet
1657 On this day in history oliver Cromwell grants residency to Luis Caravajal
1688 On February - 04 the birth of Pierre De Marivaux, French writer.
1688 On this day in history pierre De Marivaux, Paris France, writer (Marianne)
1693 On this day in history george Lillo, bourgeois English dramatist (London Merchant)
1697 On February - 04 3 VOC-ships anchor at Dirk-Hartogeiland, Australia
1699 On February - 04 350 rebellious Streltsi executed in Moscow