Historical Events Happened In February - 14
Wednesday, 17 September 2014
0270 On February - 14 st. Valentine marking Valentines Day (some sources say 269, others 273).
0842 On February - 14 charles II & Louis the German sign treaty
0869 Cyrillus, Greek apostle of Slaves, dies on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1130 Jewish Cardinal Pietro Pierleone elected as anti-pope Anacletus II on this day in history.
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 February - 14.
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 On February - 14 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 February - 14.
1540 Emperor Charles V enters Ghent without resistance, executes rebels on February - 14.
1546 On February - 14 johann Pistorius, German theologist/historian
1556 Archbishop Thomas Cranmer declared a heretic on February - 14.
1571 On February - 14 benvenuto Cellini, Ital sculptor/writer (Perseus), dies at 70
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 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 February - 14.
1670 Roman Catholic emperor Leopold I chases Jews out of Vienna on February - 14.
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 February - 14.
1681 Francesco Nigetti, composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.
1689 On this day in history english parliament places Mary Stuart/Prince Willem III on the throne