Historical Events In February - 03
Sunday, 15 December 2019
0474 On February - 03 leo I, Byzantine Emperor (457-74), dies
0619 Laurence of Canterbury, 2nd Archbishop of Canterbury on this day in history.
0699 Saint Werburgh on this day in history.
0865 On February - 03 ansgar/Anscharius/Oskar, German 1st (arch)bishop of Hamburg/saint, dies
1014 On this day in history king Sweyn I of Denmark
1112 Ramon Berenguer III of Barcelona and Douce I of Provence marry, uniting the fortunes of those two states on this day in history.
1368 On February - 03 charles VI, King of France (1380-1422)
1377 On February - 03 cardinal Robert of Geneva (anti-pope Clemens VII) starts term
1377 Mass execution of population of Cesena Italy on this day in history.
1399 John of Ghent, duke of Lancaster/king of Castile & Leon, dies at 58 on this day in history.
1451 On February - 03 sultan Mehmed II inherits the throne of the Ottoman Empire.
1451 Murad II, sultan of Turkey (1421-51), dies on this day in history.
1468 On this day in history johann Gensfleisch Gutenberg, printer, dies
1488 Bartholomeus Diaz discovers Mosselbaai (Angra dos Vaqueros) on this day in history.
1509 The Battle of Diu, between Portugal and the Ottoman Empire takes place in Diu, India on this day in history.
1525 Giovanni Perluigi da Palestrina, composer on this day in history.
1536 Garcia de Resende, Port writer/publisher (Cancioneiro Geral), dies on this day in history.
1547 Russian czar Ivan IV (17) marries Anastasia Romanova on this day in history.
1558 On this day in history alfonsus de Castro, Spanish theologist (council of Trente), dies
1576 On February - 03 henry of Navarre (future Henry IV) escapes from Paris
1591 German monarchy forms Protestant Union of Torgau on February - 03.
1602 On February - 03 paul Melissus, [Paul Schede], German poet/composer, dies at 62
1648 On February - 03 louis Bouteiller, composer
1653 On February - 03 cardinal Mazarin returns to Paris from exile
1655 On February - 03 francois Fagel, Dutch fieldmarshal, baptized
1660 General Moncks army reaches London on February - 03.
1679 On February - 03 jan Havicksz Steen, Dutch painter (St Nicolas Feast), dies at 53
1690 The first paper money in America issued (colony of Massachusetts) on this day in history.
1690 On February - 03 1st paper money in America issued (colony of Mass)
1697 Sjoucke Gabbes, Frisian sailor, dies/buried on Dirk-Hartog Island on this day in history.
1699 The colony of Massachusetts issues paper money for the first time in America, as it pays its soldiers fighting against Quebec on February - 03.
1715 Gottfried Vopelius, composer, dies at 70 on February - 03.
1736 Johann Georg Albrechtsberger, Austria organist/composer on February - 03.
1740 Charles de Bourbon, King of Naples, invites Jews to return to Sicily on this day in history.