Historical Events Happened In February - 11
Saturday, 07 March 2015
0055 Tiberius Claudius Caesar Britannicus, heir to the Roman Emperorship, dies under mysterious circumstances in Rome. This clears the way for Nero to become Emperor on February - 11.
0385 Oldest Pope elected; Siricius-bishop of Tarragona on this day in history.
0641 Heraclius, emperor of Byzantium (610-641), dies at about 65 on this day in history.
0731 On this day in history gregory II, Greek-Syrian Pope, dies
0821 On this day in history benedict of Aniane, saint, dies
0824 St Paschal I ends his reign as Catholic Pope on February - 11.
0824 Paschal I, Italian Pope (817-24), dies on February - 11.
0867 Theodora, the Saint, beauty queen/empress of Byzantine, dies on this day in history.
1141 Hugo of St-Victor, philosopher/theologist/mystic, dies on February - 11.
1380 On February - 11 gianfrancesco Poggio Bracciolini, Italy, humanist
1465 On February - 11 elizabeth of York, London, Consort of King Henry VII
1503 Elizabeth of York, Consort of King Henry VII, dies on 38th birthday on this day in history.
1506 On February - 11 juliana van Stolberg, engraver of Nassau
1511 On February - 11 henry, Duke of Cornwall, son of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon
1531 Henry VIII recognized as supreme head of the Church in England on this day in history.
1531 Henry VIII recognized as supreme head of Church in England on this day in history.
1535 On February - 11 gregory XIV, [Niccolo Sfondrati], Roman Catholic pope (1590-91)
1543 On February - 11 battle at Wayna Daga Ethiopian/Portugese troops beat Moslem army
1543 Karel/Henry VIII sign anti-French covenant on February - 11.
1543 On this day in history battle at Wayna Daga: Ethiopian/Portugese troops beat Moslem army
1543 On this day in history ahmed Gran, sultan of Adal, dies in battle
1557 On February - 11 john Wtenbogaert, remonstrants theologist
1573 On this day in history first European, Francis Drake sees the Pacific (from Panama)
1575 On February - 11 king Frederick of Denmark offers island of Hveen to Tycho Brahe
1622 Alfonso Fontanelli, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.
1638 On this day in history dutch countess Louise of Solms marries earl John of Brederode
1650 On February - 11 rene Descartes, philosopher "I think therefore I am", stops thinking
1657 The birth of Bernard Fontenelle, French scientist on this day in history.
1657 On February - 11 bernard Fontenelle, France, scientist/writer (Plurality of Worlds)
1659 The assault on Copenhagen by Swedish forces is beaten back with heavy losses on this day in history.
1685 David Teniers III, Flemish painter, dies at 46 on this day in history.
1720 On February - 11 sweden & Prussia sign peace (2nd Treaty of Stockholm)
1732 George Washington [NS=Feb 22] on this day in history.
1747 On this day in history claude de Ramezay and a group of Acadian guides attack the British position at Grand Pré