Historical Events In February - 14
Sunday, 17 November 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 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 The German king Henry of Bavaria recognizes Benedict VIII as the rightful pope and is crowned at Rome February 14 on February - 14.
1014 Pope Benedict VIII crowns Henry II, Roman German emperor on February - 14.
1076 Pope Gregory VII excommunicates Henry IV on this day in history.
1130 On February - 14 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 February - 14.
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 February - 14.
1483 Zahir al-Din Mohammed Babur Shah, prince/founder Mogols-dynasty on this day in history.
1487 Henry II of Bavaria, bishop of Utrecht/Worms/Freising on this day in history.
1513 Domenico Maria Ferrabosco, Italian composer on this day in history.
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 February - 14.
1533 Christianus Adrichomius, Dutch priest/writer (Vita Jesu Christi) on February - 14.
1540 Emperor Charles V enters Ghent without resistance, executes rebels on this day in history.
1546 Johann Pistorius, German theologist/historian on February - 14.
1556 On this day in history archbishop Thomas Cranmer declared a heretic
1571 On this day in history benvenuto Cellini, Ital sculptor/writer (Perseus), dies at 70
1572 On this day in history hans Christoph Haiden, composer
1602 On February - 14 pier Francesco Cavalli, Italian opera composer
1610 Polish king Sigismund III, Forges Dimitri #2 & Romanov family sign covenant against czar Vasili Shushki on this day in history.
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 February - 14 sybilla Schwarz, writer
1663 Canada becomes a Royal Province of France on this day in history.
1670 On February - 14 roman Catholic emperor Leopold I chases Jews out of Vienna
1670 On this day in history georg Gabriel Schutz, composer
1676 Abraham Bosse, French engraver and artist on this day in history.
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