Historical Events Happened In February - 14
Monday, 20 October 2014
0270 St. Valentine marking Valentines Day (some sources say 269, others 273) on this day in history.
0842 On February - 14 charles II & Louis the German sign treaty
0869 On February - 14 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 February - 14.
1014 On February - 14 pope Benedict VIII crowns Henry II, Roman German emperor
1076 Pope Gregory VII excommunicates Henry IV on this day in history.
1130 On this day in history jewish Cardinal Pietro Pierleone elected as anti-pope Anacletus II
1400 Richard II, king of England (1377-99), murdered at age 33 at Pontefract Castle on February - 14.
1405 Timur/Tamerlan "Lenk", [Crippled], Mongols monarch, dies at about 68 on this day in history.
1462 On this day in history edzard I Cirksena, the Great, earl of East-Friesia (1494-1528)
1483 Zahir al-Din Mohammed Babur Shah, prince/founder Mogols-dynasty on this day in history.
1487 On this day in history henry II of Bavaria, bishop of Utrecht/Worms/Freising
1513 On February - 14 domenico Maria Ferrabosco, Italian composer
1515 On this day in history frederick III, the Pious, elect of the Palts
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 this day in history.
1540 Emperor Charles V enters Ghent without resistance, executes rebels on this day in history.
1546 On February - 14 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 On this day in history hans Christoph Haiden, composer
1602 On this day in history pier Francesco Cavalli, Italian opera composer
1610 On this day in history polish king Sigismund III, Forges Dimitri #2 & Romanov family sign covenant against czar Vasili Shushki
1613 On this day in history king James I's daughter Elizabeth marries Frederik
1630 Dutch fleet of 69 ships reaches Pernambuco Brazil on February - 14.
1638 On February - 14 sybilla Schwarz, writer
1663 On this day in history canada becomes a Royal Province of France.
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 On February - 14 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 English parliament places Mary Stuart/Prince Willem III on the throne on February - 14.