Historical Events In February - 03
Saturday, 26 September 2020
0474 On February - 03 leo I, Byzantine Emperor (457-74), dies
0619 On this day in history laurence of Canterbury, 2nd Archbishop of Canterbury
0699 On this day in history saint Werburgh
0865 Ansgar/Anscharius/Oskar, German 1st (arch)bishop of Hamburg/saint, dies on February - 03.
1014 King Sweyn I of Denmark on this day in history.
1112 On February - 03 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 this day in history.
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 February - 03 john of Ghent, duke of Lancaster/king of Castile & Leon, dies at 58
1451 Sultan Mehmed II inherits the throne of the Ottoman Empire on this day in history.
1451 On this day in history murad II, sultan of Turkey (1421-51), dies
1468 Johann Gensfleisch Gutenberg, printer, dies on this day in history.
1488 Bartholomeus Diaz discovers Mosselbaai (Angra dos Vaqueros) on February - 03.
1509 The Battle of Diu, between Portugal and the Ottoman Empire takes place in Diu, India on February - 03.
1525 Giovanni Perluigi da Palestrina, composer on this day in history.
1536 On February - 03 garcia de Resende, Port writer/publisher (Cancioneiro Geral), dies
1547 Russian czar Ivan IV (17) marries Anastasia Romanova on this day in history.
1558 On February - 03 alfonsus de Castro, Spanish theologist (council of Trente), dies
1576 On February - 03 henry of Navarre (future Henry IV) escapes from Paris
1591 On this day in history german monarchy forms Protestant Union of Torgau
1602 Paul Melissus, [Paul Schede], German poet/composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.
1648 Louis Bouteiller, composer on February - 03.
1653 On this day in history cardinal Mazarin returns to Paris from exile
1655 On this day in history francois Fagel, Dutch fieldmarshal, baptized
1660 General Moncks army reaches London on this day in history.
1679 Jan Havicksz Steen, Dutch painter (St Nicolas Feast), dies at 53 on February - 03.
1690 The first paper money in America issued (colony of Massachusetts) on February - 03.
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 this day in history.
1715 Gottfried Vopelius, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.
1736 Johann Georg Albrechtsberger, Austria organist/composer on February - 03.
1740 Charles de Bourbon, King of Naples, invites Jews to return to Sicily on February - 03.