Historical Events In February - 14
Wednesday, 20 March 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 this day in history.
0869 Cyrillus, Greek apostle of Slaves, dies on February - 14.
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 Pope Benedict VIII crowns Henry II, Roman German emperor on February - 14.
1076 On February - 14 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 February - 14.
1462 On February - 14 edzard I Cirksena, the Great, earl of East-Friesia (1494-1528)
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 February - 14.
1513 Domenico Maria Ferrabosco, Italian composer on this day in history.
1515 On this day in history frederick III, the Pious, elect of the Palts
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 On this day in history emperor Charles V enters Ghent without resistance, executes rebels
1546 On February - 14 johann Pistorius, German theologist/historian
1556 Archbishop Thomas Cranmer declared a heretic on February - 14.
1571 Benvenuto Cellini, Ital sculptor/writer (Perseus), dies at 70 on this day in history.
1572 On this day in history 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 February - 14.
1630 On February - 14 dutch fleet of 69 ships reaches Pernambuco Brazil
1638 On February - 14 sybilla Schwarz, writer
1663 On February - 14 canada becomes a Royal Province of France.
1670 On this day in history roman Catholic emperor Leopold I chases Jews out of Vienna
1670 Georg Gabriel Schutz, composer on this day in history.
1676 Abraham Bosse, French engraver and artist on this day in history.
1679 On February - 14 georg Friedrich Kauffman, composer
1681 On February - 14 francesco Nigetti, composer, dies at 77
1689 On February - 14 english parliament places Mary Stuart/Prince Willem III on the throne