Historical Events Happened In February - 14
Thursday, 26 May 2016
0270 On this day in history st. Valentine marking Valentines Day (some sources say 269, others 273).
0842 On this day in history charles II & Louis the German sign treaty
0869 On this day in history cyrillus, Greek apostle of Slaves, dies
1009 First known mention of Lithuania, in the annals of the monastery of Quedlinburg on this day in history.
1014 On this day in history the German king Henry of Bavaria recognizes Benedict VIII as the rightful pope and is crowned at Rome February 14
1014 Pope Benedict VIII crowns Henry II, Roman German emperor on February - 14.
1076 On February - 14 pope Gregory VII excommunicates Henry IV
1130 On February - 14 jewish Cardinal Pietro Pierleone elected as anti-pope Anacletus II
1400 On February - 14 richard II, king of England (1377-99), murdered at age 33 at Pontefract Castle
1405 On February - 14 timur/Tamerlan "Lenk", [Crippled], Mongols monarch, dies at about 68
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 February - 14.
1487 On February - 14 henry II of Bavaria, bishop of Utrecht/Worms/Freising
1513 On this day in history domenico Maria Ferrabosco, Italian composer
1515 Frederick III, the Pious, elect of the Palts on February - 14.
1528 Edzard I the Great, count of Austria-E Frisia (1494-1528), dies at 66 on this day in history.
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 Benvenuto Cellini, Ital sculptor/writer (Perseus), dies at 70 on February - 14.
1572 On February - 14 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 February - 14.
1613 King James I's daughter Elizabeth marries Frederik on February - 14.
1630 Dutch fleet of 69 ships reaches Pernambuco Brazil on February - 14.
1638 Sybilla Schwarz, writer on February - 14.
1663 On this day in history 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 February - 14.
1676 Abraham Bosse, French engraver and artist on this day in history.
1679 Georg Friedrich Kauffman, composer on this day in history.
1681 On this day in history francesco Nigetti, composer, dies at 77
1689 English parliament places Mary Stuart/Prince Willem III on the throne on February - 14.