Historical Events In February - 11
Saturday, 20 July 2019
0055 On February - 11 tiberius Claudius Caesar Britannicus, heir to the Roman Emperorship, dies under mysterious circumstances in Rome. This clears the way for Nero to become Emperor.
0385 On February - 11 oldest Pope elected; Siricius-bishop of Tarragona
0641 On February - 11 heraclius, emperor of Byzantium (610-641), dies at about 65
0731 Gregory II, Greek-Syrian Pope, dies on February - 11.
0821 On February - 11 benedict of Aniane, saint, dies
0824 On this day in history st Paschal I ends his reign as Catholic Pope
0824 Paschal I, Italian Pope (817-24), dies on February - 11.
0867 On this day in history 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 February - 11.
1506 Juliana van Stolberg, engraver of Nassau on this day in history.
1511 On this day in history henry, Duke of Cornwall, son of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon
1531 Henry VIII recognized as supreme head of the Church in England on February - 11.
1531 Henry VIII recognized as supreme head of Church in England on this day in history.
1535 On February - 11 gregory XIV, [Niccolo Sfondrati], Roman Catholic pope (1590-91)
1543 Battle at Wayna Daga Ethiopian/Portugese troops beat Moslem army on this day in history.
1543 On February - 11 karel/Henry VIII sign anti-French covenant
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 February - 11.
1573 First European, Francis Drake sees the Pacific (from Panama) on February - 11.
1575 On February - 11 king Frederick of Denmark offers island of Hveen to Tycho Brahe
1622 On February - 11 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 The assault on Copenhagen by Swedish forces is beaten back with heavy losses on this day in history.
1685 On February - 11 david Teniers III, Flemish painter, dies at 46
1720 On February - 11 sweden & Prussia sign peace (2nd Treaty of Stockholm)
1732 George Washington [NS=Feb 22] on this day in history.
1747 On February - 11 claude de Ramezay and a group of Acadian guides attack the British position at Grand Pré