Historical Events For February - 14
Sunday, 24 September 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 February - 14.
1009 On this day in history first known mention of Lithuania, in the annals of the monastery of Quedlinburg.
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 Pope Benedict VIII crowns Henry II, Roman German emperor on February - 14.
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 On February - 14 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 this day in history.
1483 On this day in history zahir al-Din Mohammed Babur Shah, prince/founder Mogols-dynasty
1487 Henry II of Bavaria, bishop of Utrecht/Worms/Freising on February - 14.
1513 On February - 14 domenico Maria Ferrabosco, Italian composer
1515 Frederick III, the Pious, elect of the Palts on February - 14.
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 February - 14 emperor Charles V enters Ghent without resistance, executes rebels
1546 On this day in history johann Pistorius, German theologist/historian
1556 Archbishop Thomas Cranmer declared a heretic on February - 14.
1571 Benvenuto Cellini, Ital sculptor/writer (Perseus), dies at 70 on this day in history.
1572 Hans Christoph Haiden, composer on this day in history.
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 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 this day in history.
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 February - 14.
1670 Georg Gabriel Schutz, composer on this day in history.
1676 On this day in history abraham Bosse, French engraver and artist
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