Historical Events In February - 14
Wednesday, 01 April 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 Cyrillus, Greek apostle of Slaves, dies on this day in history.
1009 On this day in history first known mention of Lithuania, in the annals of the monastery of Quedlinburg.
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 February - 14 pope Benedict VIII crowns Henry II, Roman German emperor
1076 Pope Gregory VII excommunicates Henry IV on this day in history.
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 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 February - 14.
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 On this day in history christianus Adrichomius, Dutch priest/writer (Vita Jesu Christi)
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 On February - 14 archbishop Thomas Cranmer declared a heretic
1571 On February - 14 benvenuto Cellini, Ital sculptor/writer (Perseus), dies at 70
1572 On February - 14 hans Christoph Haiden, composer
1602 On this day in history pier Francesco Cavalli, Italian opera composer
1610 Polish king Sigismund III, Forges Dimitri #2 & Romanov family sign covenant against czar Vasili Shushki on February - 14.
1613 On this day in history king James I's daughter Elizabeth marries Frederik
1630 Dutch fleet of 69 ships reaches Pernambuco Brazil on February - 14.
1638 Sybilla Schwarz, writer on this day in history.
1663 On this day in history canada becomes a Royal Province of France.
1670 Roman Catholic emperor Leopold I chases Jews out of Vienna on February - 14.
1670 On this day in history georg Gabriel Schutz, composer
1676 On this day in history abraham Bosse, French engraver and artist
1679 On February - 14 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 February - 14.