Historical Events Happened In February - 11
Saturday, 25 June 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 Oldest Pope elected; Siricius-bishop of Tarragona on February - 11.
0641 On February - 11 heraclius, emperor of Byzantium (610-641), dies at about 65
0731 Gregory II, Greek-Syrian Pope, dies on this day in history.
0821 On February - 11 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 this day in history.
0867 Theodora, the Saint, beauty queen/empress of Byzantine, dies on February - 11.
1141 Hugo of St-Victor, philosopher/theologist/mystic, dies on February - 11.
1380 Gianfrancesco Poggio Bracciolini, Italy, humanist on February - 11.
1465 On this day in history elizabeth of York, London, Consort of King Henry VII
1503 On February - 11 elizabeth of York, Consort of King Henry VII, dies on 38th birthday
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 On February - 11 henry VIII recognized as supreme head of the Church in England
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 this day in history battle at Wayna Daga Ethiopian/Portugese troops beat Moslem army
1543 On this day in history karel/Henry VIII sign anti-French covenant
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 this day in history john Wtenbogaert, remonstrants theologist
1573 First European, Francis Drake sees the Pacific (from Panama) on this day in history.
1575 King Frederick of Denmark offers island of Hveen to Tycho Brahe on February - 11.
1622 Alfonso Fontanelli, composer, dies at 64 on February - 11.
1638 Dutch countess Louise of Solms marries earl John of Brederode on this day in history.
1650 On February - 11 rene Descartes, philosopher "I think therefore I am", stops thinking
1657 The birth of Bernard Fontenelle, French scientist on February - 11.
1657 On this day in history bernard Fontenelle, France, scientist/writer (Plurality of Worlds)
1659 On February - 11 the assault on Copenhagen by Swedish forces is beaten back with heavy losses.
1685 David Teniers III, Flemish painter, dies at 46 on this day in history.
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 February - 11.