Historical Events In February - 14
Friday, 24 May 2019
0270 St. Valentine marking Valentines Day (some sources say 269, others 273) on this day in history.
0842 Charles II & Louis the German sign treaty on this day in history.
0869 On February - 14 cyrillus, Greek apostle of Slaves, dies
1009 On this day in history first known mention of Lithuania, in the annals of the monastery of Quedlinburg.
1014 The German king Henry of Bavaria recognizes Benedict VIII as the rightful pope and is crowned at Rome February 14 on this day in history.
1014 On February - 14 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 this day in history.
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 Edzard I Cirksena, the Great, earl of East-Friesia (1494-1528) on February - 14.
1483 On February - 14 zahir al-Din Mohammed Babur Shah, prince/founder Mogols-dynasty
1487 On February - 14 henry II of Bavaria, bishop of Utrecht/Worms/Freising
1513 Domenico Maria Ferrabosco, Italian composer on this day in history.
1515 Frederick III, the Pious, elect of the Palts on February - 14.
1528 Edzard I the Great, count of Austria-E Frisia (1494-1528), dies at 66 on this day in history.
1533 On this day in history christianus Adrichomius, Dutch priest/writer (Vita Jesu Christi)
1540 Emperor Charles V enters Ghent without resistance, executes rebels on this day in history.
1546 On February - 14 johann Pistorius, German theologist/historian
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 On February - 14 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 On February - 14 king James I's daughter Elizabeth marries Frederik
1630 On this day in history dutch fleet of 69 ships reaches Pernambuco Brazil
1638 Sybilla Schwarz, writer on this day in history.
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 Georg Gabriel Schutz, composer on this day in history.
1676 Abraham Bosse, French engraver and artist on this day in history.
1679 Georg Friedrich Kauffman, composer on this day in history.
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