Historical Events Happened In February - 14
Saturday, 29 November 2014
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 Cyrillus, Greek apostle of Slaves, dies on this day in history.
1009 On this day in history 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 this day in history pope Benedict VIII crowns Henry II, Roman German emperor
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 On February - 14 timur/Tamerlan "Lenk", [Crippled], Mongols monarch, dies at about 68
1462 Edzard I Cirksena, the Great, earl of East-Friesia (1494-1528) on this day in history.
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 Domenico Maria Ferrabosco, Italian composer on February - 14.
1515 On this day in history frederick III, the Pious, elect of the Palts
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 February - 14.
1540 On this day in history emperor Charles V enters Ghent without resistance, executes rebels
1546 On February - 14 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 Hans Christoph Haiden, composer on this day in history.
1602 Pier Francesco Cavalli, Italian opera composer on this day in history.
1610 On this day in history polish king Sigismund III, Forges Dimitri #2 & Romanov family sign covenant against czar Vasili Shushki
1613 On this day in history king James I's daughter Elizabeth marries Frederik
1630 On February - 14 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 Roman Catholic emperor Leopold I chases Jews out of Vienna on this day in history.
1670 On this day in history georg Gabriel Schutz, composer
1676 On February - 14 abraham Bosse, French engraver and artist
1679 On February - 14 georg Friedrich Kauffman, composer
1681 Francesco Nigetti, composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.
1689 On February - 14 english parliament places Mary Stuart/Prince Willem III on the throne