Historical Events For February - 14
Saturday, 25 February 2017
0270 On February - 14 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 First known mention of Lithuania, in the annals of the monastery of Quedlinburg on this day in history.
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 Pope Benedict VIII crowns Henry II, Roman German emperor on this day in history.
1076 Pope Gregory VII excommunicates Henry IV on this day in history.
1130 On February - 14 jewish Cardinal Pietro Pierleone elected as anti-pope Anacletus II
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 this day in history.
1462 Edzard I Cirksena, the Great, earl of East-Friesia (1494-1528) on this day in history.
1483 Zahir al-Din Mohammed Babur Shah, prince/founder Mogols-dynasty on February - 14.
1487 Henry II of Bavaria, bishop of Utrecht/Worms/Freising on this day in history.
1513 On February - 14 domenico Maria Ferrabosco, Italian composer
1515 Frederick III, the Pious, elect of the Palts on February - 14.
1528 On February - 14 edzard I the Great, count of Austria-E Frisia (1494-1528), dies at 66
1533 Christianus Adrichomius, Dutch priest/writer (Vita Jesu Christi) on this day in history.
1540 On this day in history emperor Charles V enters Ghent without resistance, executes rebels
1546 On this day in history johann Pistorius, German theologist/historian
1556 On February - 14 archbishop Thomas Cranmer declared a heretic
1571 On February - 14 benvenuto Cellini, Ital sculptor/writer (Perseus), dies at 70
1572 On February - 14 hans Christoph Haiden, composer
1602 Pier Francesco Cavalli, Italian opera composer on this day in history.
1610 On this day in history polish king Sigismund III, Forges Dimitri #2 & Romanov family sign covenant against czar Vasili Shushki
1613 King James I's daughter Elizabeth marries Frederik on this day in history.
1630 Dutch fleet of 69 ships reaches Pernambuco Brazil on February - 14.
1638 Sybilla Schwarz, writer on February - 14.
1663 On February - 14 canada becomes a Royal Province of France.
1670 Roman Catholic emperor Leopold I chases Jews out of Vienna on this day in history.
1670 Georg Gabriel Schutz, composer on this day in history.
1676 On February - 14 abraham Bosse, French engraver and artist
1679 Georg Friedrich Kauffman, composer on this day in history.
1681 Francesco Nigetti, composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.
1689 On this day in history english parliament places Mary Stuart/Prince Willem III on the throne