Historical Events For February - 14
Sunday, 22 January 2017
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 February - 14 the German king Henry of Bavaria recognizes Benedict VIII as the rightful pope and is crowned at Rome 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 February - 14.
1400 Richard II, king of England (1377-99), murdered at age 33 at Pontefract Castle on this day in history.
1405 Timur/Tamerlan "Lenk", [Crippled], Mongols monarch, dies at about 68 on this day in history.
1462 On February - 14 edzard I Cirksena, the Great, earl of East-Friesia (1494-1528)
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 this day in history.
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 Emperor Charles V enters Ghent without resistance, executes rebels on February - 14.
1546 On this day in history johann Pistorius, German theologist/historian
1556 Archbishop Thomas Cranmer declared a heretic on this day in history.
1571 On February - 14 benvenuto Cellini, Ital sculptor/writer (Perseus), dies at 70
1572 Hans Christoph Haiden, composer on February - 14.
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 this day in history.
1630 Dutch fleet of 69 ships reaches Pernambuco Brazil on this day in history.
1638 On this day in history sybilla Schwarz, writer
1663 On February - 14 canada becomes a Royal Province of France.
1670 On February - 14 roman Catholic emperor Leopold I chases Jews out of Vienna
1670 On February - 14 georg Gabriel Schutz, composer
1676 Abraham Bosse, French engraver and artist on this day in history.
1679 On this day in history georg Friedrich Kauffman, composer
1681 On February - 14 francesco Nigetti, composer, dies at 77
1689 On February - 14 english parliament places Mary Stuart/Prince Willem III on the throne