Historical Events Happened In February - 14
Thursday, 05 March 2015
0270 St. Valentine marking Valentines Day (some sources say 269, others 273) on February - 14.
0842 Charles II & Louis the German sign treaty on February - 14.
0869 On this day in history cyrillus, Greek apostle of Slaves, dies
1009 On this day in history 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 Pope Benedict VIII crowns Henry II, Roman German emperor on this day in history.
1076 On February - 14 pope Gregory VII excommunicates Henry IV
1130 Jewish Cardinal Pietro Pierleone elected as anti-pope Anacletus II on this day in history.
1400 Richard II, king of England (1377-99), murdered at age 33 at Pontefract Castle on February - 14.
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 this day in history.
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 Domenico Maria Ferrabosco, Italian composer on February - 14.
1515 On February - 14 frederick III, the Pious, elect of the Palts
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 this day in history.
1540 Emperor Charles V enters Ghent without resistance, executes rebels on February - 14.
1546 On February - 14 johann Pistorius, German theologist/historian
1556 Archbishop Thomas Cranmer declared a heretic on this day in history.
1571 Benvenuto Cellini, Ital sculptor/writer (Perseus), dies at 70 on February - 14.
1572 On this day in history hans Christoph Haiden, composer
1602 On February - 14 pier Francesco Cavalli, Italian opera composer
1610 On February - 14 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 On this day in history sybilla Schwarz, writer
1663 Canada becomes a Royal Province of France on this day in history.
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 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 On this day in history english parliament places Mary Stuart/Prince Willem III on the throne