Historical Events For February - 14
Friday, 28 July 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 February - 14 cyrillus, Greek apostle of Slaves, dies
1009 First known mention of Lithuania, in the annals of the monastery of Quedlinburg on February - 14.
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 this day in history.
1076 Pope Gregory VII excommunicates Henry IV on February - 14.
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 On February - 14 timur/Tamerlan "Lenk", [Crippled], Mongols monarch, dies at about 68
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 February - 14 henry II of Bavaria, bishop of Utrecht/Worms/Freising
1513 On this day in history 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 On this day in history christianus Adrichomius, Dutch priest/writer (Vita Jesu Christi)
1540 On this day in history emperor Charles V enters Ghent without resistance, executes rebels
1546 Johann Pistorius, German theologist/historian on February - 14.
1556 Archbishop Thomas Cranmer declared a heretic on February - 14.
1571 Benvenuto Cellini, Ital sculptor/writer (Perseus), dies at 70 on February - 14.
1572 Hans Christoph Haiden, composer on February - 14.
1602 Pier Francesco Cavalli, Italian opera composer on this day in history.
1610 On this day in history 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 On this day in history dutch fleet of 69 ships reaches Pernambuco Brazil
1638 Sybilla Schwarz, writer on this day in history.
1663 Canada becomes a Royal Province of France on this day in history.
1670 On this day in history roman Catholic emperor Leopold I chases Jews out of Vienna
1670 Georg Gabriel Schutz, composer on February - 14.
1676 On this day in history abraham Bosse, French engraver and artist
1679 Georg Friedrich Kauffman, composer on this day in history.
1681 On this day in history francesco Nigetti, composer, dies at 77
1689 On February - 14 english parliament places Mary Stuart/Prince Willem III on the throne