Historical Events Happened In February - 14
Thursday, 26 March 2015
0270 St. Valentine marking Valentines Day (some sources say 269, others 273) on this day in history.
0842 On this day in history charles II & Louis the German sign treaty
0869 On this day in history cyrillus, Greek apostle of Slaves, dies
1009 First known mention of Lithuania, in the annals of the monastery of Quedlinburg on this day in history.
1014 The German king Henry of Bavaria recognizes Benedict VIII as the rightful pope and is crowned at Rome February 14 on this day in history.
1014 Pope Benedict VIII crowns Henry II, Roman German emperor on February - 14.
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 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 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 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 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 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 February - 14 polish king Sigismund III, Forges Dimitri #2 & Romanov family sign covenant against czar Vasili Shushki
1613 On February - 14 king James I's daughter Elizabeth marries Frederik
1630 On this day in history dutch fleet of 69 ships reaches Pernambuco Brazil
1638 On this day in history sybilla Schwarz, writer
1663 On this day in history canada becomes a Royal Province of France.
1670 On February - 14 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 On February - 14 georg Friedrich Kauffman, composer
1681 Francesco Nigetti, composer, dies at 77 on February - 14.
1689 English parliament places Mary Stuart/Prince Willem III on the throne on February - 14.