Historical Events For February - 14
Thursday, 25 May 2017
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 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 On February - 14 pope Benedict VIII crowns Henry II, Roman German emperor
1076 On this day in history pope Gregory VII excommunicates Henry IV
1130 On February - 14 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 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 Henry II of Bavaria, bishop of Utrecht/Worms/Freising on February - 14.
1513 On February - 14 domenico Maria Ferrabosco, Italian composer
1515 Frederick III, the Pious, elect of the Palts on this day in history.
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 On February - 14 emperor Charles V enters Ghent without resistance, executes rebels
1546 On this day in history 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 February - 14.
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 this day in history.
1630 Dutch fleet of 69 ships reaches Pernambuco Brazil on February - 14.
1638 Sybilla Schwarz, writer on this day in history.
1663 On February - 14 canada becomes a Royal Province of France.
1670 On February - 14 roman Catholic emperor Leopold I chases Jews out of Vienna
1670 Georg Gabriel Schutz, composer on this day in history.
1676 On this day in history abraham Bosse, French engraver and artist
1679 On February - 14 georg Friedrich Kauffman, composer
1681 On this day in history francesco Nigetti, composer, dies at 77
1689 English parliament places Mary Stuart/Prince Willem III on the throne on February - 14.