Historical Events Happened In February - 14
Friday, 31 October 2014
0270 On this day in history st. Valentine marking Valentines Day (some sources say 269, others 273).
0842 Charles II & Louis the German sign treaty on this day in history.
0869 Cyrillus, Greek apostle of Slaves, dies on this day in history.
1009 On February - 14 first known mention of Lithuania, in the annals of the monastery of Quedlinburg.
1014 The German king Henry of Bavaria recognizes Benedict VIII as the rightful pope and is crowned at Rome February 14 on February - 14.
1014 On February - 14 pope Benedict VIII crowns Henry II, Roman German emperor
1076 On this day in history pope Gregory VII excommunicates Henry IV
1130 Jewish Cardinal Pietro Pierleone elected as anti-pope Anacletus II on this day in history.
1400 On this day in history richard II, king of England (1377-99), murdered at age 33 at Pontefract Castle
1405 Timur/Tamerlan "Lenk", [Crippled], Mongols monarch, dies at about 68 on February - 14.
1462 Edzard I Cirksena, the Great, earl of East-Friesia (1494-1528) on February - 14.
1483 Zahir al-Din Mohammed Babur Shah, prince/founder Mogols-dynasty on this day in history.
1487 On February - 14 henry II of Bavaria, bishop of Utrecht/Worms/Freising
1513 Domenico Maria Ferrabosco, Italian composer on February - 14.
1515 Frederick III, the Pious, elect of the Palts on this day in history.
1528 On this day in history edzard I the Great, count of Austria-E Frisia (1494-1528), dies at 66
1533 Christianus Adrichomius, Dutch priest/writer (Vita Jesu Christi) on February - 14.
1540 On this day in history emperor Charles V enters Ghent without resistance, executes rebels
1546 On February - 14 johann Pistorius, German theologist/historian
1556 On this day in history archbishop Thomas Cranmer declared a heretic
1571 On February - 14 benvenuto Cellini, Ital sculptor/writer (Perseus), dies at 70
1572 On this day in history hans Christoph Haiden, composer
1602 Pier Francesco Cavalli, Italian opera composer on this day in history.
1610 Polish king Sigismund III, Forges Dimitri #2 & Romanov family sign covenant against czar Vasili Shushki on this day in history.
1613 On February - 14 king James I's daughter Elizabeth marries Frederik
1630 Dutch fleet of 69 ships reaches Pernambuco Brazil on this day in history.
1638 Sybilla Schwarz, writer on February - 14.
1663 Canada becomes a Royal Province of France on February - 14.
1670 Roman Catholic emperor Leopold I chases Jews out of Vienna on this day in history.
1670 On this day in history georg Gabriel Schutz, composer
1676 On this day in history abraham Bosse, French engraver and artist
1679 On February - 14 georg Friedrich Kauffman, composer
1681 Francesco Nigetti, composer, dies at 77 on February - 14.
1689 English parliament places Mary Stuart/Prince Willem III on the throne on February - 14.