Historical Events In February - 14
Saturday, 23 June 2018
0270 St. Valentine marking Valentines Day (some sources say 269, others 273) on February - 14.
0842 Charles II & Louis the German sign treaty on February - 14.
0869 Cyrillus, Greek apostle of Slaves, dies on February - 14.
1009 On February - 14 first known mention of Lithuania, in the annals of the monastery of Quedlinburg.
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 February - 14.
1130 Jewish Cardinal Pietro Pierleone elected as anti-pope Anacletus II on February - 14.
1400 Richard II, king of England (1377-99), murdered at age 33 at Pontefract Castle on this day in history.
1405 Timur/Tamerlan "Lenk", [Crippled], Mongols monarch, dies at about 68 on this day in history.
1462 Edzard I Cirksena, the Great, earl of East-Friesia (1494-1528) on February - 14.
1483 On this day in history zahir al-Din Mohammed Babur Shah, prince/founder Mogols-dynasty
1487 On this day in history henry II of Bavaria, bishop of Utrecht/Worms/Freising
1513 Domenico Maria Ferrabosco, Italian composer on February - 14.
1515 Frederick III, the Pious, elect of the Palts on February - 14.
1528 On February - 14 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 On February - 14 archbishop Thomas Cranmer declared a heretic
1571 On this day in history benvenuto Cellini, Ital sculptor/writer (Perseus), dies at 70
1572 On February - 14 hans Christoph Haiden, composer
1602 On this day in history pier Francesco Cavalli, Italian opera composer
1610 Polish king Sigismund III, Forges Dimitri #2 & Romanov family sign covenant against czar Vasili Shushki on February - 14.
1613 King James I's daughter Elizabeth marries Frederik on February - 14.
1630 On February - 14 dutch fleet of 69 ships reaches Pernambuco Brazil
1638 On February - 14 sybilla Schwarz, writer
1663 On February - 14 canada becomes a Royal Province of France.
1670 On this day in history roman Catholic emperor Leopold I chases Jews out of Vienna
1670 On this day in history georg Gabriel Schutz, composer
1676 Abraham Bosse, French engraver and artist on February - 14.
1679 Georg Friedrich Kauffman, composer on February - 14.
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.