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Historical Events Happened In February - 19

Wednesday, 16 April 2014

0003  Sadiq Hidajat, Persian writer (Blind Person Owl) on this day in history.  

0197  On this day in history d Clodius Septimus Albinus, Roman bequest in England, dies in battle  

0197  Lucius Septimius Severus' army beats Clodius Albinus at Lyon on this day in history.  

0356  Emperor Constantius II shuts all heathen temples on this day in history.  

0607  On this day in history boniface III begins his reign as Catholic Pope  

0842  Medieval Iconoclastic Controversy ends as a council in Constantinople formally reinstated the veneration of icons in the churches on this day in history.  

1260  Boniface, of Lausanne, Belgian bishop/saint, dies on this day in history.  

1401  William Sawtree, 1st English religious martyr, burned in London on this day in history.  

1414  Thomas Arundel, archbishop of Canterbury/chancellor of England, dies on this day in history.  

1473  On this day in history the birth of Nicolaus Copernicus, Polish astronomer  

1512  French troops under Gaston de Foix occupy Brescia on this day in history.  

1537  On this day in history weavers of Leiden Netherlands strike  

1537  On this day in history weavers of Leiden Neth strike  

1539  Jews of Tyrnau Hungary (then Trnava Czech), expelled on this day in history.  

1545  On this day in history pierre Brully, [Peter Brulius], calvinist minister, burned to death  

1553  On this day in history erasmus Reinhold, German mathematician, dies at 41  

1561  On this day in history mary Proclaimed Queen of Scots  

1568  On this day in history miles Coverdale, translator (1st complete English Bible), dies at 80  

1574  On this day in history spanish troops plunder Krommenie, Wormerveer &Jisp Netherlands  

1574  On this day in history spanish troops plunder Krommenie, Wormerveer & Jisp Neth  

1582  On this day in history francis of Valois becomes duke of Brabant  

1588  On this day in history pieter de Carpentier, Flemish gov-gen of Dutch East-Indies  

1594  Having already inherited the throne of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth through his mother Catherine Jagellonica of Poland, Sigismund III of the House of Vasa is crowned King of Sweden, succeeding his father John III of Sweden on this day in history.  

1600  The Peruvian stratovolcano Huaynaputina explodes in the most violent eruption in the recorded history of South America on this day in history.  

1605  Orazio Tiberio Vecchi, composer, dies at 54 on this day in history.  

1611  On this day in history andries de Graeff, mayor of Amsterdam (1657..71)  

1616  On this day in history jacques de Saint-Luc, composer  

1619  On this day in history trial against Johan van Oldenbarnevelt begins in The Hague  

1620  On this day in history roemer P Visscher, poet, buried in Amsterdam  

1634  Battle at Smolensk Polish king Wladyslaw IV beats Russians on this day in history.  

1634  Battle at Smolensk: Polish king Wladyslaw IV beats Russians [NS=Mar 1] on this day in history.  

1653  Luigi Rossi, composer, dies on this day in history.  

1671  Charles-Hubert Gervais, composer on this day in history.  

1674  On this day in history netherlands &England sign Peace of Westminster (NYC becomes English)  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1473  On this day in history birth of nicolaus Copernicus, Polish mathematician and astronomer (d. 1543)  

1526  Charles de L'Ecluse, Flemish botanist (d. 1609) was born on this day in history.  

1552  On this day in history birth of melchior Klesl, Austrian cardinal and statesman (d. 1630)  

1588  On this day in history birth of pieter de Carpentier, Flemish gov-gen of Dutch East-Indies  

1611  On this day in history birth of andries de Graeff, mayor of Amsterdam (1657..71)  

1616  On this day in history birth of jacques de Saint-Luc, composer  

1630  Shivaji, founder of the Maratha Empire (d. 1680) was born on this day in history.  

1660  On this day in history birth of friedrich Hoffmann, German physician and chemist (d. 1742)  

Famous Deaths In February - 19

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0197  On this day in history d Clodius Septimus Albinus, Roman bequest in England, dies in battle  

0440  Death of Mesrop Mashtots, Armenian monk, theologian and linguist (b. 361/362) on this day in history.  

1133  Death of Irene Ducaena, wife of Alexius I Comnenus (b. 1066) on this day in history.  

1260  On this day in history boniface, of Lausanne, Belgian bishop/saint, dies  

1401  Death of William Sawtree, 1st English religious martyr, burned in London on this day in history.  

1414  Thomas Arundel, archbishop of Canterbury/chancellor of England, dies on this day in history.  

1545  Death of Pierre Brully, [Peter Brulius], calvinist minister, burned to death on this day in history.  

1553  On this day in history erasmus Reinhold, German mathematician, dies at 41