Historical Events In February - 03
Monday, 24 June 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 On February - 03 saint Werburgh
0865 On February - 03 ansgar/Anscharius/Oskar, German 1st (arch)bishop of Hamburg/saint, dies
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 On this day in history 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 February - 03.
1451 On this day in history sultan Mehmed II inherits the throne of the Ottoman Empire.
1451 On February - 03 murad II, sultan of Turkey (1421-51), dies
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 On February - 03 garcia de Resende, Port writer/publisher (Cancioneiro Geral), dies
1547 Russian czar Ivan IV (17) marries Anastasia Romanova on February - 03.
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 German monarchy forms Protestant Union of Torgau on February - 03.
1602 Paul Melissus, [Paul Schede], German poet/composer, dies at 62 on February - 03.
1648 Louis Bouteiller, composer on February - 03.
1653 Cardinal Mazarin returns to Paris from exile on February - 03.
1655 On this day in history 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 February - 03.
1690 1st paper money in America issued (colony of Mass) on this day in history.
1697 On February - 03 sjoucke Gabbes, Frisian sailor, dies/buried on Dirk-Hartog Island
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 On this day in history gottfried Vopelius, composer, dies at 70
1736 Johann Georg Albrechtsberger, Austria organist/composer on this day in history.
1740 On this day in history charles de Bourbon, King of Naples, invites Jews to return to Sicily