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Historical Events Happened In February - 21

Wednesday, 04 May 2016

0362  On this day in history athanasius returns to Alexandria.  

0556  On this day in history maximianus van Ravenna, bishop (Basilica S Stefano), dies  

1173  On February - 21 pope Alexander III canonizes Thomas Becket Archbishop of Canterbury  

1173  On this day in history pope Alexander III canonizes Thomas Becket Absp of Canterbury  

1245  Thomas, the first known Bishop of Finland, is granted resignation after having confessed to torture and forgery on February - 21.  

1417  On this day in history louis IX, Duke of Bayern (University of Ingolstadt)  

1431  England begins trial against Joan of Arc on this day in history.  

1440  On this day in history the Prussian Confederation is formed.  

1471  John of Rokycan, Czech Catholic archbishop on February - 21.  

1484  Joachim I Nestor, elector (Brandenburg, Constitution) on February - 21.  

1513  On February - 21 julius II, [Giuliano dellea Rovere], Pope (1503-13), dies at 69  

1554  On this day in history hieronymus Bock, German doctor (founder of modern botany), dies  

1556  Sethus Calvisius, composer on this day in history.  

1564  Philip II routes cardinal Granvelle to Franche-Comté on this day in history.  

1564  On this day in history philip II routes cardinal Granvelle to Franche-Comte  

1574  Spanish garrison of Middelburg Netherlands surrenders on this day in history.  

1574  Spanish garrison of Middelburg Neth surrenders on this day in history.  

1583  On this day in history groningen Netherlands begins using Gregorian calendar  

1583  On February - 21 groningen Neth begins using Gregorian calendar  

1595  Robert Southwell, English Jesuit/poet, hanged on February - 21.  

1598  On this day in history boris Godunov crowned tsar  

1613  On February - 21 michael Romanov, son of the Patriarch of Moscow, elected Russian tsar  

1613  Michael Romanov, son of Patriarch of Moscow, elected Russian tsar on this day in history.  

1624  On February - 21 dirck van Baburen, Dutch painter (Sepulture), dies at about 28  

1648  On this day in history christian IV, king of Denmark/Norway, dies  

1653  On February - 21 adriaen Pauw, master of Heemstede/Dutch Grand Pensionary, dies at 71  

1673  On February - 21 michiel A de Ruyter appointed Lieutenant-Admiral-General of Dutch fleet  

1673  On this day in history michiel A de Ruyter appointed lt-admiral-general of Dutch fleet  

1674  On February - 21 johann Augustin Kobelius, composer  

1675  On February - 21 prince Willem III appointed viceroy of Gelderland  

1677  On February - 21 [Benedictus] Baruch Spinoza, philosopher, dies at 44  

1684  Justus van Effen, writer/founder (Holland Spectator) on this day in history.  

1684  On February - 21 pieter van den Abeelen, Dutch medallist/jeweller, dies at about 75  

1689  Isaacus Vossius, Dutch [Isaac Vos], librarian, dies on this day in history.  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1417  Louis IX, Duke of Bayern (University of Ingolstadt) was born on this day in history.  

1484  On this day in history birth of joachim I Nestor, elector (Brandenburg, Constitution)  

1556  On this day in history birth of sethus Calvisius, composer  

1674  On this day in history birth of johann Augustin Kobelius, composer  

1675  Franz Xaver Josef von Unertl, Bavarian politician (d. 1750) was born on this day in history.  

1684  On February - 21 birth of justus van Effen, writer/founder (Holland Spectator)  

1690  On February - 21 birth of christoph Stoltzenberg, composer  

1705  Edward Hawke, 1st Baron Hawke, British naval officer (d. 1781) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In February - 21

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0556  On February - 21 maximianus van Ravenna, bishop (Basilica S Stefano), dies  

1437  Death of King James I of Scotland (b. 1394) on this day in history.  

1471  Death of John of Rokycan, Czech Catholic archbishop on this day in history.  

1513  On this day in history julius II, [Giuliano dellea Rovere], Pope (1503-13), dies at 69  

1554  On this day in history hieronymus Bock, German doctor (founder of modern botany), dies  

1595  On February - 21 death of robert Southwell, English Jesuit/poet, hanged  

1624  On this day in history dirck van Baburen, Dutch painter (Sepulture), dies at about 28  

1648  Christian IV, king of Denmark/Norway, dies on this day in history.  

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