Historical Events In February - 14
Saturday, 19 January 2019
0270 St. Valentine marking Valentines Day (some sources say 269, others 273) on February - 14.
0842 Charles II & Louis the German sign treaty on February - 14.
0869 On February - 14 cyrillus, Greek apostle of Slaves, dies
1009 On February - 14 first known mention of Lithuania, in the annals of the monastery of Quedlinburg.
1014 On this day in history the German king Henry of Bavaria recognizes Benedict VIII as the rightful pope and is crowned at Rome February 14
1014 Pope Benedict VIII crowns Henry II, Roman German emperor on February - 14.
1076 On this day in history pope Gregory VII excommunicates Henry IV
1130 On February - 14 jewish Cardinal Pietro Pierleone elected as anti-pope Anacletus II
1400 On February - 14 richard II, king of England (1377-99), murdered at age 33 at Pontefract Castle
1405 On February - 14 timur/Tamerlan "Lenk", [Crippled], Mongols monarch, dies at about 68
1462 On February - 14 edzard I Cirksena, the Great, earl of East-Friesia (1494-1528)
1483 On this day in history zahir al-Din Mohammed Babur Shah, prince/founder Mogols-dynasty
1487 Henry II of Bavaria, bishop of Utrecht/Worms/Freising on February - 14.
1513 On February - 14 domenico Maria Ferrabosco, Italian composer
1515 On February - 14 frederick III, the Pious, elect of the Palts
1528 Edzard I the Great, count of Austria-E Frisia (1494-1528), dies at 66 on this day in history.
1533 Christianus Adrichomius, Dutch priest/writer (Vita Jesu Christi) on February - 14.
1540 On this day in history emperor Charles V enters Ghent without resistance, executes rebels
1546 On this day in history johann Pistorius, German theologist/historian
1556 On February - 14 archbishop Thomas Cranmer declared a heretic
1571 Benvenuto Cellini, Ital sculptor/writer (Perseus), dies at 70 on this day in history.
1572 Hans Christoph Haiden, composer on this day in history.
1602 Pier Francesco Cavalli, Italian opera composer on this day in history.
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 February - 14.
1630 On this day in history dutch fleet of 69 ships reaches Pernambuco Brazil
1638 On this day in history sybilla Schwarz, writer
1663 Canada becomes a Royal Province of France on February - 14.
1670 On this day in history roman Catholic emperor Leopold I chases Jews out of Vienna
1670 On February - 14 georg Gabriel Schutz, composer
1676 Abraham Bosse, French engraver and artist on February - 14.
1679 On February - 14 georg Friedrich Kauffman, composer
1681 Francesco Nigetti, composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.
1689 On this day in history english parliament places Mary Stuart/Prince Willem III on the throne