Historical Events In February - 14
Wednesday, 22 January 2020
0270 On February - 14 st. Valentine marking Valentines Day (some sources say 269, others 273).
0842 Charles II & Louis the German sign treaty on February - 14.
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 February - 14.
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 this day in history 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 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 this day in history.
1462 Edzard I Cirksena, the Great, earl of East-Friesia (1494-1528) on February - 14.
1483 On this day in history zahir al-Din Mohammed Babur Shah, prince/founder Mogols-dynasty
1487 On February - 14 henry II of Bavaria, bishop of Utrecht/Worms/Freising
1513 On February - 14 domenico Maria Ferrabosco, Italian composer
1515 Frederick III, the Pious, elect of the Palts on this day in history.
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 Emperor Charles V enters Ghent without resistance, executes rebels on February - 14.
1546 On February - 14 johann Pistorius, German theologist/historian
1556 Archbishop Thomas Cranmer declared a heretic on this day in history.
1571 Benvenuto Cellini, Ital sculptor/writer (Perseus), dies at 70 on this day in history.
1572 Hans Christoph Haiden, composer on February - 14.
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 this day in history dutch fleet of 69 ships reaches Pernambuco Brazil
1638 Sybilla Schwarz, writer on February - 14.
1663 On this day in history canada becomes a Royal Province of France.
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 On this day in history abraham Bosse, French engraver and artist
1679 Georg Friedrich Kauffman, composer on February - 14.
1681 On February - 14 francesco Nigetti, composer, dies at 77
1689 On this day in history english parliament places Mary Stuart/Prince Willem III on the throne