Historical Events In February - 03
Friday, 04 December 2020
0474 On this day in history 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 this day in history ansgar/Anscharius/Oskar, German 1st (arch)bishop of Hamburg/saint, dies
1014 King Sweyn I of Denmark on this day in history.
1112 On this day in history ramon Berenguer III of Barcelona and Douce I of Provence marry, uniting the fortunes of those two states.
1368 Charles VI, King of France (1380-1422) on February - 03.
1377 Cardinal Robert of Geneva (anti-pope Clemens VII) starts term on February - 03.
1377 Mass execution of population of Cesena Italy on this day in history.
1399 On this day in history john of Ghent, duke of Lancaster/king of Castile & Leon, dies at 58
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 Johann Gensfleisch Gutenberg, printer, dies on this day in history.
1488 On this day in history bartholomeus Diaz discovers Mosselbaai (Angra dos Vaqueros)
1509 On this day in history the Battle of Diu, between Portugal and the Ottoman Empire takes place in Diu, India.
1525 On this day in history giovanni Perluigi da Palestrina, composer
1536 Garcia de Resende, Port writer/publisher (Cancioneiro Geral), dies on this day in history.
1547 On this day in history russian czar Ivan IV (17) marries Anastasia Romanova
1558 On February - 03 alfonsus de Castro, Spanish theologist (council of Trente), dies
1576 Henry of Navarre (future Henry IV) escapes from Paris on February - 03.
1591 On February - 03 german monarchy forms Protestant Union of Torgau
1602 Paul Melissus, [Paul Schede], German poet/composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.
1648 On February - 03 louis Bouteiller, composer
1653 Cardinal Mazarin returns to Paris from exile on this day in history.
1655 Francois Fagel, Dutch fieldmarshal, baptized on February - 03.
1660 On February - 03 general Moncks army reaches London
1679 On this day in history jan Havicksz Steen, Dutch painter (St Nicolas Feast), dies at 53
1690 On February - 03 the first paper money in America issued (colony of Massachusetts)
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 February - 03.
1699 On February - 03 the colony of Massachusetts issues paper money for the first time in America, as it pays its soldiers fighting against Quebec.
1715 Gottfried Vopelius, composer, dies at 70 on February - 03.
1736 On February - 03 johann Georg Albrechtsberger, Austria organist/composer
1740 Charles de Bourbon, King of Naples, invites Jews to return to Sicily on February - 03.