Historical Events In February - 14
Friday, 29 September 2023
0270 St. Valentine marking Valentines Day (some sources say 269, others 273) on this day in history.
0842 On this day in history charles II & Louis the German sign treaty
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 The German king Henry of Bavaria recognizes Benedict VIII as the rightful pope and is crowned at Rome February 14 on February - 14.
1014 On this day in history pope Benedict VIII crowns Henry II, Roman German emperor
1076 Pope Gregory VII excommunicates Henry IV on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1483 Zahir al-Din Mohammed Babur Shah, prince/founder Mogols-dynasty on this day in history.
1487 On February - 14 henry II of Bavaria, bishop of Utrecht/Worms/Freising
1513 Domenico Maria Ferrabosco, Italian composer on February - 14.
1515 On February - 14 frederick III, the Pious, elect of the Palts
1528 On this day in history edzard I the Great, count of Austria-E Frisia (1494-1528), dies at 66
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 Johann Pistorius, German theologist/historian on February - 14.
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 Polish king Sigismund III, Forges Dimitri #2 & Romanov family sign covenant against czar Vasili Shushki on this day in history.
1613 On February - 14 king James I's daughter Elizabeth marries Frederik
1630 On February - 14 dutch fleet of 69 ships reaches Pernambuco Brazil
1638 Sybilla Schwarz, writer on February - 14.
1663 Canada becomes a Royal Province of France on February - 14.
1670 On this day in history roman Catholic emperor Leopold I chases Jews out of Vienna
1670 On February - 14 georg Gabriel Schutz, composer
1676 Abraham Bosse, French engraver and artist on February - 14.
1679 Georg Friedrich Kauffman, composer on this day in history.
1681 On February - 14 francesco Nigetti, composer, dies at 77
1689 English parliament places Mary Stuart/Prince Willem III on the throne on February - 14.