Historical Events Happened In February - 11
Saturday, 28 May 2016
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 On this day in history 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 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 this day in history hugo of St-Victor, philosopher/theologist/mystic, dies
1380 Gianfrancesco Poggio Bracciolini, Italy, humanist on February - 11.
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 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 On this day in history henry VIII recognized as supreme head of the Church in England
1531 On this day in history henry VIII recognized as supreme head of Church in England
1535 Gregory XIV, [Niccolo Sfondrati], Roman Catholic pope (1590-91) on this day in history.
1543 Battle at Wayna Daga Ethiopian/Portugese troops beat Moslem army on February - 11.
1543 On February - 11 karel/Henry VIII sign anti-French covenant
1543 Battle at Wayna Daga: Ethiopian/Portugese troops beat Moslem army on this day in history.
1543 Ahmed Gran, sultan of Adal, dies in battle on February - 11.
1557 John Wtenbogaert, remonstrants theologist on February - 11.
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 February - 11.
1638 On February - 11 dutch countess Louise of Solms marries earl John of Brederode
1650 Rene Descartes, philosopher "I think therefore I am", stops thinking on this day in history.
1657 On February - 11 the birth of Bernard Fontenelle, French scientist.
1657 Bernard Fontenelle, France, scientist/writer (Plurality of Worlds) on this day in history.
1659 On February - 11 the assault on Copenhagen by Swedish forces is beaten back with heavy losses.
1685 On February - 11 david Teniers III, Flemish painter, dies at 46
1720 Sweden & Prussia sign peace (2nd Treaty of Stockholm) on this day in history.
1732 On February - 11 george Washington [NS=Feb 22]
1747 On February - 11 claude de Ramezay and a group of Acadian guides attack the British position at Grand Pré