Historical Events In February - 11
Wednesday, 30 September 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 On February - 11 oldest Pope elected; Siricius-bishop of Tarragona
0641 Heraclius, emperor of Byzantium (610-641), dies at about 65 on February - 11.
0731 On February - 11 gregory II, Greek-Syrian Pope, dies
0821 Benedict of Aniane, saint, dies on February - 11.
0824 On February - 11 st Paschal I ends his reign as Catholic Pope
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 Hugo of St-Victor, philosopher/theologist/mystic, dies on February - 11.
1380 Gianfrancesco Poggio Bracciolini, Italy, humanist on this day in history.
1465 Elizabeth of York, London, Consort of King Henry VII on February - 11.
1503 On February - 11 elizabeth of York, Consort of King Henry VII, dies on 38th birthday
1506 On February - 11 juliana van Stolberg, engraver of Nassau
1511 On this day in history henry, Duke of Cornwall, son of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon
1531 On February - 11 henry VIII recognized as supreme head of the Church in England
1531 On this day in history henry VIII recognized as supreme head of Church in England
1535 On this day in history gregory XIV, [Niccolo Sfondrati], Roman Catholic pope (1590-91)
1543 On this day in history battle at Wayna Daga Ethiopian/Portugese troops beat Moslem army
1543 Karel/Henry VIII sign anti-French covenant on this day in history.
1543 Battle at Wayna Daga: Ethiopian/Portugese troops beat Moslem army on this day in history.
1543 On February - 11 ahmed Gran, sultan of Adal, dies in battle
1557 John Wtenbogaert, remonstrants theologist on this day in history.
1573 On February - 11 first European, Francis Drake sees the Pacific (from Panama)
1575 King Frederick of Denmark offers island of Hveen to Tycho Brahe on this day in history.
1622 Alfonso Fontanelli, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.
1638 On February - 11 dutch countess Louise of Solms marries earl John of Brederode
1650 On this day in history rene Descartes, philosopher "I think therefore I am", stops thinking
1657 On this day in history the birth of Bernard Fontenelle, French scientist.
1657 Bernard Fontenelle, France, scientist/writer (Plurality of Worlds) on February - 11.
1659 On this day in history the assault on Copenhagen by Swedish forces is beaten back with heavy losses.
1685 On this day in history david Teniers III, Flemish painter, dies at 46
1720 Sweden & Prussia sign peace (2nd Treaty of Stockholm) on this day in history.
1732 On February - 11 george Washington [NS=Feb 22]
1747 Claude de Ramezay and a group of Acadian guides attack the British position at Grand Pré on February - 11.