Historical Events Happened In February - 11
Friday, 31 October 2014
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 On February - 11 oldest Pope elected; Siricius-bishop of Tarragona
0641 Heraclius, emperor of Byzantium (610-641), dies at about 65 on February - 11.
0731 On this day in history gregory II, Greek-Syrian Pope, dies
0821 On February - 11 benedict of Aniane, saint, dies
0824 St Paschal I ends his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0824 On this day in history paschal I, Italian Pope (817-24), dies
0867 On February - 11 theodora, the Saint, beauty queen/empress of Byzantine, dies
1141 On this day in history hugo of St-Victor, philosopher/theologist/mystic, dies
1380 On this day in history gianfrancesco Poggio Bracciolini, Italy, humanist
1465 Elizabeth of York, London, Consort of King Henry VII on February - 11.
1503 Elizabeth of York, Consort of King Henry VII, dies on 38th birthday on February - 11.
1506 Juliana van Stolberg, engraver of Nassau on February - 11.
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 On this day in history henry VIII recognized as supreme head of Church in England
1535 On February - 11 gregory XIV, [Niccolo Sfondrati], Roman Catholic pope (1590-91)
1543 On this day in history battle at Wayna Daga Ethiopian/Portugese troops beat Moslem army
1543 On February - 11 karel/Henry VIII sign anti-French covenant
1543 On this day in history battle at Wayna Daga: Ethiopian/Portugese troops beat Moslem army
1543 Ahmed Gran, sultan of Adal, dies in battle on February - 11.
1557 On February - 11 john Wtenbogaert, remonstrants theologist
1573 On February - 11 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 On February - 11 alfonso Fontanelli, composer, dies at 64
1638 Dutch countess Louise of Solms marries earl John of Brederode on February - 11.
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 this day in history 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 On February - 11 david Teniers III, Flemish painter, dies at 46
1720 On February - 11 sweden & Prussia sign peace (2nd Treaty of Stockholm)
1732 George Washington [NS=Feb 22] on February - 11.
1747 On this day in history claude de Ramezay and a group of Acadian guides attack the British position at Grand Pré