Historical Events In February - 14
Thursday, 01 October 2020
0270 St. Valentine marking Valentines Day (some sources say 269, others 273) on February - 14.
0842 Charles II & Louis the German sign treaty on February - 14.
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 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 February - 14.
1400 On February - 14 richard II, king of England (1377-99), murdered at age 33 at Pontefract Castle
1405 On this day in history timur/Tamerlan "Lenk", [Crippled], Mongols monarch, dies at about 68
1462 Edzard I Cirksena, the Great, earl of East-Friesia (1494-1528) on this day in history.
1483 On this day in history zahir al-Din Mohammed Babur Shah, prince/founder Mogols-dynasty
1487 On this day in history 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 February - 14.
1528 Edzard I the Great, count of Austria-E Frisia (1494-1528), dies at 66 on February - 14.
1533 On February - 14 christianus Adrichomius, Dutch priest/writer (Vita Jesu Christi)
1540 On February - 14 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 February - 14.
1572 Hans Christoph Haiden, composer on February - 14.
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 February - 14.
1630 Dutch fleet of 69 ships reaches Pernambuco Brazil on February - 14.
1638 On this day in history sybilla Schwarz, writer
1663 On February - 14 canada becomes a Royal Province of France.
1670 On February - 14 roman Catholic emperor Leopold I chases Jews out of Vienna
1670 On February - 14 georg Gabriel Schutz, composer
1676 On this day in history abraham Bosse, French engraver and artist
1679 On this day in history georg Friedrich Kauffman, composer
1681 On February - 14 francesco Nigetti, composer, dies at 77
1689 English parliament places Mary Stuart/Prince Willem III on the throne on this day in history.