Historical Events Happened In February - 14
Monday, 24 November 2014
0270 St. Valentine marking Valentines Day (some sources say 269, others 273) on this day in history.
0842 Charles II & Louis the German sign treaty on this day in history.
0869 Cyrillus, Greek apostle of Slaves, dies on this day in history.
1009 On February - 14 first known mention of Lithuania, in the annals of the monastery of Quedlinburg.
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 this day in history 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 February - 14.
1483 Zahir al-Din Mohammed Babur Shah, prince/founder Mogols-dynasty on this day in history.
1487 Henry II of Bavaria, bishop of Utrecht/Worms/Freising on February - 14.
1513 On this day in history domenico Maria Ferrabosco, Italian composer
1515 On February - 14 frederick III, the Pious, elect of the Palts
1528 On February - 14 edzard I the Great, count of Austria-E Frisia (1494-1528), dies at 66
1533 On this day in history christianus Adrichomius, Dutch priest/writer (Vita Jesu Christi)
1540 Emperor Charles V enters Ghent without resistance, executes rebels on February - 14.
1546 Johann Pistorius, German theologist/historian on this day in history.
1556 On this day in history archbishop Thomas Cranmer declared a heretic
1571 Benvenuto Cellini, Ital sculptor/writer (Perseus), dies at 70 on this day in history.
1572 Hans Christoph Haiden, composer on February - 14.
1602 On this day in history pier Francesco Cavalli, Italian opera composer
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 February - 14.
1630 On February - 14 dutch fleet of 69 ships reaches Pernambuco Brazil
1638 On this day in history sybilla Schwarz, writer
1663 Canada becomes a Royal Province of France on February - 14.
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 February - 14.
1679 On February - 14 georg Friedrich Kauffman, composer
1681 Francesco Nigetti, composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.
1689 English parliament places Mary Stuart/Prince Willem III on the throne on this day in history.