Historical Events In February - 14
Saturday, 23 January 2021
0270 On this day in history st. Valentine marking Valentines Day (some sources say 269, others 273).
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 First known mention of Lithuania, in the annals of the monastery of Quedlinburg on this day in history.
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 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 On February - 14 richard II, king of England (1377-99), murdered at age 33 at Pontefract Castle
1405 Timur/Tamerlan "Lenk", [Crippled], Mongols monarch, dies at about 68 on this day in history.
1462 On this day in history edzard I Cirksena, the Great, earl of East-Friesia (1494-1528)
1483 Zahir al-Din Mohammed Babur Shah, prince/founder Mogols-dynasty on February - 14.
1487 Henry II of Bavaria, bishop of Utrecht/Worms/Freising on February - 14.
1513 Domenico Maria Ferrabosco, Italian composer on this day in history.
1515 Frederick III, the Pious, elect of the Palts on February - 14.
1528 On February - 14 edzard I the Great, count of Austria-E Frisia (1494-1528), dies at 66
1533 Christianus Adrichomius, Dutch priest/writer (Vita Jesu Christi) on this day in history.
1540 Emperor Charles V enters Ghent without resistance, executes rebels on February - 14.
1546 Johann Pistorius, German theologist/historian on February - 14.
1556 Archbishop Thomas Cranmer declared a heretic on this day in history.
1571 On February - 14 benvenuto Cellini, Ital sculptor/writer (Perseus), dies at 70
1572 On this day in history hans Christoph Haiden, composer
1602 Pier Francesco Cavalli, Italian opera composer on February - 14.
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 February - 14 dutch fleet of 69 ships reaches Pernambuco Brazil
1638 On this day in history sybilla Schwarz, writer
1663 On February - 14 canada becomes a Royal Province of France.
1670 Roman Catholic emperor Leopold I chases Jews out of Vienna on February - 14.
1670 Georg Gabriel Schutz, composer on this day in history.
1676 On this day in history abraham Bosse, French engraver and artist
1679 Georg Friedrich Kauffman, composer on this day in history.
1681 On this day in history francesco Nigetti, composer, dies at 77
1689 English parliament places Mary Stuart/Prince Willem III on the throne on February - 14.