Historical Events In February - 07
Sunday, 18 August 2019
0457 Leo I becomes emperor of the Byzantine Empire on this day in history.
0590 Pelagius II, Gothic Pope (579-90), dies from plague on this day in history.
0999 On this day in history boleslaus II of Bohemia
1074 On this day in history battle of Montesarchio in which the prince of Benevento, Pandulf IV, is killed battling the encroaching Normans.
1238 On this day in history the Mongols burn the Russian city of Vladimir.
1301 On February - 07 edward of Caernarion (later Edward II) becomes first prince of Wales
1301 Edward of Caernarion (later Edward II) becomes 1st prince of Wales on this day in history.
1478 On this day in history thomas More, lawyer/lord chancellor of England/saint (Utopia)
1522 On this day in history treaty of Brussels Habsburgers split into Spanish/Austrian Branches
1522 On February - 07 treaty of Brussels: Habsburgers split into Spanish/Austrian Branches
1550 Giovanni Maria del Monte elected Pope Julius III on this day in history.
1556 On this day in history maria van Nassau, Dutch countess of Buren
1569 On February - 07 king Philip II forms inquistion in South America
1589 On February - 07 jacob de Witt, Dutch mayor (Dordrecht)/mathematician
1593 On February - 07 jacques Amyot, French humanist/abbot of Bellozanne, dies at 79
1609 On February - 07 ferdinand I, cardinal/ruler of Toscane, dies
1612 On February - 07 thomas Killigrew, English humorist/playwright/leader (King's Men)
1613 On this day in history michail Romanov (16) becomes czar of Russia
1639 On this day in history académie Française begins the Dictionary of the French Language
1639 On this day in history academie Francaise begins Dictionary of French Language
1653 Nicolas Fouquet appointed superintendent of Finance of France on this day in history.
1653 Nicolas Fouquet appointed superintendant of Finance of France on this day in history.
1655 Jean-Francois Regnard, French comedy writer (Slave in Algeria) on February - 07.
1668 On February - 07 dutch Prince William III dances in premiere of "Ballet of Peace"
1688 On February - 07 maria Louise van Hessen-Kassel, [Marijke Meu], princess of Orange
1690 William Morice, English royalist statesman on February - 07.
1693 On this day in history anna Ivanova Romanova, empress of Russia (1730-40) [NS]
1700 On February - 07 philippe Buache, French geographer/cartographer (Contourlijnen)
1707 On February - 07 carl August Thielo, composer
1710 William Boyce, English organist/composer of Cathedral music on February - 07.
1739 Joseph Pouteau, composer on this day in history.
1740 Adam-Philippe Custine, French earl/general/MP on this day in history.
1743 On February - 07 lodovico Giustini, composer, dies at 57
1749 On February - 07 andre Cardinal Destouches, composer, dies at 76