Historical Events For February - 14
Sunday, 04 December 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 The German king Henry of Bavaria recognizes Benedict VIII as the rightful pope and is crowned at Rome February 14 on this day in history.
1014 On this day in history pope Benedict VIII crowns Henry II, Roman German emperor
1076 Pope Gregory VII excommunicates Henry IV on this day in history.
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 On this day in history zahir al-Din Mohammed Babur Shah, prince/founder Mogols-dynasty
1487 On February - 14 henry II of Bavaria, bishop of Utrecht/Worms/Freising
1513 Domenico Maria Ferrabosco, Italian composer on February - 14.
1515 Frederick III, the Pious, elect of the Palts on this day in history.
1528 Edzard I the Great, count of Austria-E Frisia (1494-1528), dies at 66 on February - 14.
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 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 Pier Francesco Cavalli, Italian opera composer on February - 14.
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 February - 14.
1630 Dutch fleet of 69 ships reaches Pernambuco Brazil on February - 14.
1638 Sybilla Schwarz, writer on this day in history.
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 On February - 14 georg Gabriel Schutz, composer
1676 Abraham Bosse, French engraver and artist on February - 14.
1679 Georg Friedrich Kauffman, composer on February - 14.
1681 On February - 14 francesco Nigetti, composer, dies at 77
1689 English parliament places Mary Stuart/Prince Willem III on the throne on February - 14.