Home Events & Holidays Famous Birthdays Famous Deaths Famous Quotes History Calendar Add Your Events

 

Share This Page

Share This Page With Your Friends Via
 

Find A Historical Year

  • [ * 1988 ]
 

Yearwise Historical Events

 

Monthwise Historical Events

 

Events & Holidays Celebrated Today

Countrywise Events & Holidays »

 

Days In February

 

Poll

  • Does freedom of expression extend to insulting religious sentiments?
    Yes
    No
    Don't Know
 

Latest Events Listers

 

Famous Quotes

 

Find Us On Facebook

 

Sponsors

 

Historical Events Happened In February - 23

Wednesday, 28 January 2015

0155  On this day in history polycarp, disciple of Apostle John, arrested & burned at stake  

0303  Emperor Diocletian orders general persecution of Christians on February - 23.  

1011  Willigis, Archbishop of Mainz on this day in history.  

1417  On February - 23 paul II, [Pietro Barbo], Italy, Pope (1464-71)  

1447  On this day in history eugene IV, [Gabriele Condulmer], Italian Pope (1431-47), dies  

1455  Johannes Gutenberg prints first book, the Bible (estimated date) on this day in history.  

1455  Johannes Gutenberg prints 1st book, Bible (estimated date) on this day in history.  

1468  John Gutenberg, German inventor (boekdrukkunst), dies on February - 23.  

1526  Diego Colón, Spanish Viceroy of the Indies on February - 23.  

1554  Henry Grey, Duke of Suffolk, Lady Jane Grey's father, executed on February - 23.  

1572  On February - 23 pierre Certon, French composer  

1574  France begins 5th Holy War against Huguenots on this day in history.  

1607  Herman Herbertsz, vicar, dies at about 60 on February - 23.  

1614  Jacob Colijn(s), Dutch coat of arms painter on this day in history.  

1615  Cornelis Galle II, Flemish engraver/illustrator, baptised on this day in history.  

1633  The birth of Samuel Pepys, British Diarist on this day in history.  

1633  On this day in history samuel Pepys, London England, navy expert/composer (Diary, Memoirs)  

1649  John Blow, composer of 1st English opera (Venus & Adonis) (baptized) on February - 23.  

1660  Charles XI becomes king of Sweden on this day in history.  

1668  Fire in Wiener Hofburg in Vienna, emperor Leopold I rescued on February - 23.  

1669  On February - 23 lieuwe van Aitzema, Frisian historian, dies at 68  

1672  Joan Blaeus publishers destroyed by fire in Amsterdam on this day in history.  

1682  On February - 23 abraham de Wicquefort, Dutch diplomat/historian, dies at 75  

1685  The birth of Geroge Frederic Handel, German composer on this day in history.  

1685  On February - 23 george Friedrich Handel, Halle Germany, organist/composer (Messiah)  

1689  Dutch prince William III proclaimed king of England on this day in history.  

1700  Wilhelmus Schortinghuis, Dutch theologist (Profound Christianity) on February - 23.  

1704  Georg Muffat, French/German organist/composer, dies at 50 on this day in history.  

1718  Francois Fagel, Dutch field marshal/mayor of Nimegen, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

1730  Christian Joseph Lidarti, composer on this day in history.  

1734  On February - 23 mayer Amschel Rothschild, Frankfurt, founder (House of Rothschild)  

1766  On February - 23 stanislaw Leszcynski, duke of Lutherans/king of Poland, dies  

1776  On February - 23 john Walter II, London, chief proprietor (The Times, 1812-47)  

1778  Baron von Steuben joins the Continental Army at Valley Forge on this day in history.  

« Previous Page | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | Next Page »

Making Of History Captured

Watch Rare Video Clips Of Historical Events

  • MUMBAI Blast Terrorist Attacks and The Attacks of 26/11 in mumbai real footage captured on CCTVs
  • [BREAKING UPDATE]: Footage of Terrorists Inside Nairobi Westgate Mall Attack
  • Eyewitness Videos of Paris Shooting Terror Attack at Charlie Hebdo | The New York Times
  • BBC Documentary - Ancient Torture Techniques Ancient Discoveries
  • Ancient Aliens On MARS, Discovery Of Toltec Face, NASA, Feb 6, 2014
  • Suppressed Ancient Discoveries From Around the World
  • 10 oldest Photos in History - Die ältesten Fotos der Welt
  • First Photo's Ever taken in Date order
  • Top 10 Scary Old Photos
  • Martin Luther King "I have a dream"   with Subtitles
  • 1989 Tiananmen Square Protests
  • 25 Most Horrific Massacres In History
  • The Nanking Massacre: Facts, Pictures, WW2, Documentary Photos, Book, Women (1997)
  • Korean Atrocities by American Army immediate following WWII 1946-1949
  • The world's oldest musical instrument (40,000 BCE) Mammoth ivory and bird bone flutes Germany

Famous Birthdays In February - 23

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1417  Paul II, [Pietro Barbo], Italy, Pope (1464-71) was born on this day in history.  

1417  Pope Paul II (d. 1471) was born on February - 23.  

1583  On this day in history birth of jean-Baptiste Morin, French scientist (d. 1656)  

1614  Jacob Colijn(s), Dutch coat of arms painter was born on this day in history.  

1615  Cornelis Galle II, Flemish engraver/illustrator, baptised was born on this day in history.  

1633  On this day in history birth of samuel Pepys, London England, navy expert/composer (Diary, Memoirs)  

1646  On this day in history birth of tokugawa Tsunayoshi, Japanese shogun (d. 1709)  

1648  Arabella Churchill, English mistress of James II of England (d. 1730) was born on February - 23.  

Famous Deaths In February - 23

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0155  Death of Polycarp, disciple of Apostle John, arrested & burned at stake on February - 23.  

1011  On February - 23 death of willigis, Archbishop of Mainz  

1100  On this day in history death of emperor Zhezong of China (b. 1076)  

1447  Eugene IV, [Gabriele Condulmer], Italian Pope (1431-47), dies on this day in history.  

1464  On this day in history death of zhengtong, Emperor of China (b. 1427)  

1468  John Gutenberg, German inventor (boekdrukkunst), dies on this day in history.  

1526  Diego Colón, Spanish Viceroy of the Indies on February - 23.  

1554  Death of Henry Grey, Duke of Suffolk, Lady Jane Grey's father, executed on February - 23.