Historical Events For February - 14
Thursday, 30 March 2017
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 February - 14.
0869 On this day in history cyrillus, Greek apostle of Slaves, dies
1009 On this day in history first known mention of Lithuania, in the annals of the monastery of Quedlinburg.
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 On this day in history pope Gregory VII excommunicates Henry IV
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 this day in history.
1405 On February - 14 timur/Tamerlan "Lenk", [Crippled], Mongols monarch, dies at about 68
1462 On February - 14 edzard I Cirksena, the Great, earl of East-Friesia (1494-1528)
1483 On February - 14 zahir al-Din Mohammed Babur Shah, prince/founder Mogols-dynasty
1487 Henry II of Bavaria, bishop of Utrecht/Worms/Freising on this day in history.
1513 On this day in history domenico Maria Ferrabosco, Italian composer
1515 Frederick III, the Pious, elect of the Palts on February - 14.
1528 Edzard I the Great, count of Austria-E Frisia (1494-1528), dies at 66 on February - 14.
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 February - 14.
1572 Hans Christoph Haiden, composer on February - 14.
1602 On February - 14 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 Dutch fleet of 69 ships reaches Pernambuco Brazil on February - 14.
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 On February - 14 georg Gabriel Schutz, composer
1676 On this day in history abraham Bosse, French engraver and artist
1679 On this day in history georg Friedrich Kauffman, composer
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