Historical Events In February - 14
Wednesday, 21 April 2021
0270 On February - 14 st. Valentine marking Valentines Day (some sources say 269, others 273).
0842 On February - 14 charles II & Louis the German sign treaty
0869 Cyrillus, Greek apostle of Slaves, dies on this day in history.
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 February - 14 pope Benedict VIII crowns Henry II, Roman German emperor
1076 On February - 14 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 On this day in history edzard I Cirksena, the Great, earl of East-Friesia (1494-1528)
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 Domenico Maria Ferrabosco, Italian composer on February - 14.
1515 On February - 14 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 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 On February - 14 archbishop Thomas Cranmer declared a heretic
1571 On this day in history benvenuto Cellini, Ital sculptor/writer (Perseus), dies at 70
1572 Hans Christoph Haiden, composer on this day in history.
1602 Pier Francesco Cavalli, Italian opera composer on February - 14.
1610 On February - 14 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 Dutch fleet of 69 ships reaches Pernambuco Brazil on this day in history.
1638 Sybilla Schwarz, writer on February - 14.
1663 Canada becomes a Royal Province of France on February - 14.
1670 Roman Catholic emperor Leopold I chases Jews out of Vienna on this day in history.
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 February - 14.
1681 On this day in history francesco Nigetti, composer, dies at 77
1689 English parliament places Mary Stuart/Prince Willem III on the throne on this day in history.