Historical Events Happened In February - 11
Friday, 05 February 2016
0055 On February - 11 tiberius Claudius Caesar Britannicus, heir to the Roman Emperorship, dies under mysterious circumstances in Rome. This clears the way for Nero to become Emperor.
0385 On February - 11 oldest Pope elected; Siricius-bishop of Tarragona
0641 On this day in history heraclius, emperor of Byzantium (610-641), dies at about 65
0731 On this day in history gregory II, Greek-Syrian Pope, dies
0821 On this day in history benedict of Aniane, saint, dies
0824 On February - 11 st Paschal I ends his reign as Catholic Pope
0824 Paschal I, Italian Pope (817-24), dies on this day in history.
0867 Theodora, the Saint, beauty queen/empress of Byzantine, dies on this day in history.
1141 On February - 11 hugo of St-Victor, philosopher/theologist/mystic, dies
1380 On February - 11 gianfrancesco Poggio Bracciolini, Italy, humanist
1465 On February - 11 elizabeth of York, London, Consort of King Henry VII
1503 On this day in history elizabeth of York, Consort of King Henry VII, dies on 38th birthday
1506 On February - 11 juliana van Stolberg, engraver of Nassau
1511 On this day in history 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 this day in history 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 Karel/Henry VIII sign anti-French covenant on February - 11.
1543 On February - 11 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 Alfonso Fontanelli, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.
1638 On February - 11 dutch countess Louise of Solms marries earl John of Brederode
1650 On this day in history 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 February - 11.
1685 David Teniers III, Flemish painter, dies at 46 on February - 11.
1720 Sweden & Prussia sign peace (2nd Treaty of Stockholm) on February - 11.
1732 George Washington [NS=Feb 22] on this day in history.
1747 Claude de Ramezay and a group of Acadian guides attack the British position at Grand Pré on this day in history.