Historical Events In February - 14
Tuesday, 31 March 2020
0270 On this day in history st. Valentine marking Valentines Day (some sources say 269, others 273).
0842 Charles II & Louis the German sign treaty on February - 14.
0869 Cyrillus, Greek apostle of Slaves, dies on this day in history.
1009 First known mention of Lithuania, in the annals of the monastery of Quedlinburg on this day in history.
1014 On February - 14 the German king Henry of Bavaria recognizes Benedict VIII as the rightful pope and is crowned at Rome February 14
1014 On this day in history pope Benedict VIII crowns Henry II, Roman German emperor
1076 On February - 14 pope Gregory VII excommunicates Henry IV
1130 Jewish Cardinal Pietro Pierleone elected as anti-pope Anacletus II on February - 14.
1400 On this day in history 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 February - 14 edzard I Cirksena, the Great, earl of East-Friesia (1494-1528)
1483 On February - 14 zahir al-Din Mohammed Babur Shah, prince/founder Mogols-dynasty
1487 Henry II of Bavaria, bishop of Utrecht/Worms/Freising on this day in history.
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 February - 14 christianus Adrichomius, Dutch priest/writer (Vita Jesu Christi)
1540 Emperor Charles V enters Ghent without resistance, executes rebels on this day in history.
1546 Johann Pistorius, German theologist/historian on this day in history.
1556 On February - 14 archbishop Thomas Cranmer declared a heretic
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 this day in history 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 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 this day in history.
1670 Georg Gabriel Schutz, composer on February - 14.
1676 Abraham Bosse, French engraver and artist on February - 14.
1679 On this day in history georg Friedrich Kauffman, composer
1681 Francesco Nigetti, composer, dies at 77 on February - 14.
1689 English parliament places Mary Stuart/Prince Willem III on the throne on this day in history.