Historical Events In February - 11
Saturday, 18 January 2020
0055 Tiberius Claudius Caesar Britannicus, heir to the Roman Emperorship, dies under mysterious circumstances in Rome. This clears the way for Nero to become Emperor on this day in history.
0385 Oldest Pope elected; Siricius-bishop of Tarragona on February - 11.
0641 Heraclius, emperor of Byzantium (610-641), dies at about 65 on February - 11.
0731 Gregory II, Greek-Syrian Pope, dies on this day in history.
0821 On this day in history benedict of Aniane, saint, dies
0824 St Paschal I ends his reign as Catholic Pope on February - 11.
0824 On February - 11 paschal I, Italian Pope (817-24), dies
0867 On February - 11 theodora, the Saint, beauty queen/empress of Byzantine, dies
1141 On February - 11 hugo of St-Victor, philosopher/theologist/mystic, dies
1380 Gianfrancesco Poggio Bracciolini, Italy, humanist on February - 11.
1465 On this day in history elizabeth of York, London, Consort of King Henry VII
1503 Elizabeth of York, Consort of King Henry VII, dies on 38th birthday on this day in history.
1506 On February - 11 juliana van Stolberg, engraver of Nassau
1511 Henry, Duke of Cornwall, son of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon on this day in history.
1531 Henry VIII recognized as supreme head of the Church in England on this day in history.
1531 Henry VIII recognized as supreme head of Church in England on February - 11.
1535 On February - 11 gregory XIV, [Niccolo Sfondrati], Roman Catholic pope (1590-91)
1543 On February - 11 battle at Wayna Daga Ethiopian/Portugese troops beat Moslem army
1543 Karel/Henry VIII sign anti-French covenant on February - 11.
1543 Battle at Wayna Daga: Ethiopian/Portugese troops beat Moslem army on this day in history.
1543 Ahmed Gran, sultan of Adal, dies in battle on this day in history.
1557 On February - 11 john Wtenbogaert, remonstrants theologist
1573 First European, Francis Drake sees the Pacific (from Panama) on February - 11.
1575 King Frederick of Denmark offers island of Hveen to Tycho Brahe on this day in history.
1622 On this day in history alfonso Fontanelli, composer, dies at 64
1638 Dutch countess Louise of Solms marries earl John of Brederode on February - 11.
1650 On this day in history rene Descartes, philosopher "I think therefore I am", stops thinking
1657 The birth of Bernard Fontenelle, French scientist on February - 11.
1657 Bernard Fontenelle, France, scientist/writer (Plurality of Worlds) on February - 11.
1659 On February - 11 the assault on Copenhagen by Swedish forces is beaten back with heavy losses.
1685 David Teniers III, Flemish painter, dies at 46 on February - 11.
1720 On February - 11 sweden & Prussia sign peace (2nd Treaty of Stockholm)
1732 On February - 11 george Washington [NS=Feb 22]
1747 On this day in history claude de Ramezay and a group of Acadian guides attack the British position at Grand Pré