Historical Events Happened In February - 14
Monday, 22 December 2014
1711 Handels opera Rinaldo, premieres on this day in history.
1711 Handel's opera Rinaldo, premieres on February - 14.
1743 Henry Pelham becomes British Prime Minister on February - 14.
1746 Henry Pelham appointed English premier on this day in history.
1760 Richard Allen, Phila, 1st black ordained by Methodist-Episcopal church on February - 14.
1760 Francois Collin de Blamont, composer, dies at 69 on February - 14.
1761 On February - 14 british troops occupy Fort Michilimackinac in Michigan
1766 On this day in history dutch governor Falck signs Treaty of Batticaloa with rebels
1766 On this day in history the birth of Thomas Malthus, British philosopher.
1766 Thomas Malthus, England, population expert (Law of Malthus) on this day in history.
1778 The Star and Stripes (U.S. flag) makes its first appearance at a foreign port, flying aboard the ship Ranger, as it arrives in France on February - 14.
1778 On February - 14 "Stars & Stripes" arrives in foreign port for 1st time (France)
1778 Fernando Joseph Maria Sor, composer on this day in history.
1779 On February - 14 james Cook, Scottish explorer killed by Native Hawaiians near Kealakekua on the Island of Hawaii at 50
1780 On this day in history william Blackstone, English lawyer, dies at 56
1790 On February - 14 capel Bond, composer, dies at 59
1794 On February - 14 first US textile machinery patent granted, to James Davenport, Philadelphia PA
1794 On this day in history 1st US textile machinery patent granted, to James Davenport, Phila
1803 Apple parer patented by Moses Coats, Downington PA on this day in history.
1803 On this day in history chief Justice John Marshall of the U S Supreme Court rules that any act of Congress which conflicts with the Constitution is null and void His decision in the case of Marbury v Madison February 14 establishes the Court as the ultimate interpreter of the Constitution
1803 On this day in history apple parer patented by Moses Coats, Downington, Penn
1804 On February - 14 karadjordje leads the First Serbian Uprising against the Ottoman Empire.
1806 On February - 14 lajos, Count Batthy ny, revolutionary premier of Hungary (1848-49)
1813 Alexander Sergeyevich Dargomyzhsky, composer on February - 14.
1817 The birth of Frederick Douglass, African-American abolitionist on this day in history.
1817 Frederick Douglass, African-American abolitionist/lecturer/editor on February - 14.
1818 On this day in history john C Hespe, Dutch journalist/politician, dies at 61
1819 The birth of Christopher Sholes, American inventor of the typewriter on this day in history.
1819 James Green Martin, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1878 on this day in history.
1820 On February - 14 charles F, Duke of Berry, murdered at 42
1824 Winfield Scott Hancock, Mjr General (Union volunteers), died in 1886 on this day in history.
1826 On February - 14 lt. Colonel John By 1781-1836 of the Royal Engineers arrives in Hull to plan construction of the Rideau Canal
1829 On February - 14 alfred Iverson Jr, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1911
1831 On this day in history ras Marye of Yejju marches into Tigray and defeats and kills Dejazmach Sabagadis in the Battle of Debre Abbay.