Historical Events In February - 11
Tuesday, 06 June 2023
0055 On this day in history 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 this day in history heraclius, emperor of Byzantium (610-641), dies at about 65
0731 On this day in history gregory II, Greek-Syrian Pope, dies
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 February - 11 theodora, the Saint, beauty queen/empress of Byzantine, dies
1141 On February - 11 hugo of St-Victor, philosopher/theologist/mystic, dies
1380 On February - 11 gianfrancesco Poggio Bracciolini, Italy, humanist
1465 On February - 11 elizabeth of York, London, Consort of King Henry VII
1503 On this day in history elizabeth of York, Consort of King Henry VII, dies on 38th birthday
1506 On this day in history 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 On February - 11 henry VIII recognized as supreme head of the Church in England
1531 On February - 11 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 February - 11 battle at Wayna Daga Ethiopian/Portugese troops beat Moslem army
1543 On this day in history karel/Henry VIII sign anti-French covenant
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 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 Alfonso Fontanelli, composer, dies at 64 on February - 11.
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 On this day in history the birth of Bernard Fontenelle, French scientist.
1657 On this day in history bernard Fontenelle, France, scientist/writer (Plurality of Worlds)
1659 On this day in history the assault on Copenhagen by Swedish forces is beaten back with heavy losses.
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 On this day in history 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.
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