Historical Events In February - 03
Monday, 30 January 2023
0474 On this day in history leo I, Byzantine Emperor (457-74), dies
0619 On February - 03 laurence of Canterbury, 2nd Archbishop of Canterbury
0699 On February - 03 saint Werburgh
0865 On February - 03 ansgar/Anscharius/Oskar, German 1st (arch)bishop of Hamburg/saint, dies
1014 On February - 03 king Sweyn I of Denmark
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 February - 03.
1399 John of Ghent, duke of Lancaster/king of Castile & Leon, dies at 58 on February - 03.
1451 Sultan Mehmed II inherits the throne of the Ottoman Empire on February - 03.
1451 On February - 03 murad II, sultan of Turkey (1421-51), dies
1468 On this day in history johann Gensfleisch Gutenberg, printer, dies
1488 On February - 03 bartholomeus Diaz discovers Mosselbaai (Angra dos Vaqueros)
1509 On February - 03 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 this day in history garcia de Resende, Port writer/publisher (Cancioneiro Geral), dies
1547 Russian czar Ivan IV (17) marries Anastasia Romanova on February - 03.
1558 Alfonsus de Castro, Spanish theologist (council of Trente), dies on February - 03.
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 February - 03.
1648 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1679 On this day in history 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 Sjoucke Gabbes, Frisian sailor, dies/buried on Dirk-Hartog Island on February - 03.
1699 On this day in history 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.