Historical Events In February - 03
Thursday, 17 October 2019
0474 On February - 03 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 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 Ramon Berenguer III of Barcelona and Douce I of Provence marry, uniting the fortunes of those two states on this day in history.
1368 Charles VI, King of France (1380-1422) on February - 03.
1377 Cardinal Robert of Geneva (anti-pope Clemens VII) starts term on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1468 On February - 03 johann Gensfleisch Gutenberg, printer, dies
1488 On February - 03 bartholomeus Diaz discovers Mosselbaai (Angra dos Vaqueros)
1509 The Battle of Diu, between Portugal and the Ottoman Empire takes place in Diu, India on this day in history.
1525 Giovanni Perluigi da Palestrina, composer on February - 03.
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 this day in history.
1558 Alfonsus de Castro, Spanish theologist (council of Trente), dies on this day in history.
1576 Henry of Navarre (future Henry IV) escapes from Paris on February - 03.
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 this day in history louis Bouteiller, composer
1653 Cardinal Mazarin returns to Paris from exile on February - 03.
1655 On February - 03 francois Fagel, Dutch fieldmarshal, baptized
1660 On this day in history general Moncks army reaches London
1679 On February - 03 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 this day in history 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 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 this day in history.