Historical Events In February - 03
Sunday, 18 August 2019
0474 Leo I, Byzantine Emperor (457-74), dies on February - 03.
0619 Laurence of Canterbury, 2nd Archbishop of Canterbury on February - 03.
0699 On this day in history saint Werburgh
0865 On this day in history ansgar/Anscharius/Oskar, German 1st (arch)bishop of Hamburg/saint, dies
1014 King Sweyn I of Denmark on February - 03.
1112 On February - 03 ramon Berenguer III of Barcelona and Douce I of Provence marry, uniting the fortunes of those two states.
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 On February - 03 mass execution of population of Cesena Italy
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 February - 03.
1468 On February - 03 johann Gensfleisch Gutenberg, printer, dies
1488 Bartholomeus Diaz discovers Mosselbaai (Angra dos Vaqueros) on this day in history.
1509 On this day in history the Battle of Diu, between Portugal and the Ottoman Empire takes place in Diu, India.
1525 Giovanni Perluigi da Palestrina, composer on February - 03.
1536 On February - 03 garcia de Resende, Port writer/publisher (Cancioneiro Geral), dies
1547 On February - 03 russian czar Ivan IV (17) marries Anastasia Romanova
1558 Alfonsus de Castro, Spanish theologist (council of Trente), dies on February - 03.
1576 On this day in history 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 February - 03.
1648 On February - 03 louis Bouteiller, composer
1653 On this day in history cardinal Mazarin returns to Paris from exile
1655 On February - 03 francois Fagel, Dutch fieldmarshal, baptized
1660 On this day in history general Moncks army reaches London
1679 Jan Havicksz Steen, Dutch painter (St Nicolas Feast), dies at 53 on February - 03.
1690 On this day in history the first paper money in America issued (colony of Massachusetts)
1690 On this day in history 1st paper money in America issued (colony of Mass)
1697 On February - 03 sjoucke Gabbes, Frisian sailor, dies/buried on Dirk-Hartog Island
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 On February - 03 charles de Bourbon, King of Naples, invites Jews to return to Sicily