Historical Events In February - 14
Saturday, 21 September 2019
0270 St. Valentine marking Valentines Day (some sources say 269, others 273) on February - 14.
0842 On this day in history charles II & Louis the German sign treaty
0869 On this day in history cyrillus, Greek apostle of Slaves, dies
1009 On this day in history first known mention of Lithuania, in the annals of the monastery of Quedlinburg.
1014 The German king Henry of Bavaria recognizes Benedict VIII as the rightful pope and is crowned at Rome February 14 on this day in history.
1014 On February - 14 pope Benedict VIII crowns Henry II, Roman German emperor
1076 On this day in history pope Gregory VII excommunicates Henry IV
1130 On this day in history jewish Cardinal Pietro Pierleone elected as anti-pope Anacletus II
1400 Richard II, king of England (1377-99), murdered at age 33 at Pontefract Castle on this day in history.
1405 Timur/Tamerlan "Lenk", [Crippled], Mongols monarch, dies at about 68 on February - 14.
1462 Edzard I Cirksena, the Great, earl of East-Friesia (1494-1528) on this day in history.
1483 On this day in history zahir al-Din Mohammed Babur Shah, prince/founder Mogols-dynasty
1487 On February - 14 henry II of Bavaria, bishop of Utrecht/Worms/Freising
1513 On February - 14 domenico Maria Ferrabosco, Italian composer
1515 On February - 14 frederick III, the Pious, elect of the Palts
1528 On this day in history edzard I the Great, count of Austria-E Frisia (1494-1528), dies at 66
1533 On this day in history christianus Adrichomius, Dutch priest/writer (Vita Jesu Christi)
1540 Emperor Charles V enters Ghent without resistance, executes rebels on February - 14.
1546 On this day in history johann Pistorius, German theologist/historian
1556 Archbishop Thomas Cranmer declared a heretic on this day in history.
1571 Benvenuto Cellini, Ital sculptor/writer (Perseus), dies at 70 on February - 14.
1572 On February - 14 hans Christoph Haiden, composer
1602 On this day in history pier Francesco Cavalli, Italian opera composer
1610 On February - 14 polish king Sigismund III, Forges Dimitri #2 & Romanov family sign covenant against czar Vasili Shushki
1613 King James I's daughter Elizabeth marries Frederik on this day in history.
1630 Dutch fleet of 69 ships reaches Pernambuco Brazil on this day in history.
1638 Sybilla Schwarz, writer on February - 14.
1663 On this day in history canada becomes a Royal Province of France.
1670 On February - 14 roman Catholic emperor Leopold I chases Jews out of Vienna
1670 Georg Gabriel Schutz, composer on February - 14.
1676 On February - 14 abraham Bosse, French engraver and artist
1679 On this day in history georg Friedrich Kauffman, composer
1681 Francesco Nigetti, composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.
1689 On February - 14 english parliament places Mary Stuart/Prince Willem III on the throne