Historical Events In February - 21
Thursday, 28 October 2021
0362 Athanasius returns to Alexandria on this day in history.
0556 On this day in history maximianus van Ravenna, bishop (Basilica S Stefano), dies
1173 On February - 21 pope Alexander III canonizes Thomas Becket Archbishop of Canterbury
1173 On February - 21 pope Alexander III canonizes Thomas Becket Absp of Canterbury
1245 On February - 21 thomas, the first known Bishop of Finland, is granted resignation after having confessed to torture and forgery.
1417 On February - 21 louis IX, Duke of Bayern (University of Ingolstadt)
1431 England begins trial against Joan of Arc on this day in history.
1440 On February - 21 the Prussian Confederation is formed.
1471 On February - 21 john of Rokycan, Czech Catholic archbishop
1484 On February - 21 joachim I Nestor, elector (Brandenburg, Constitution)
1513 On this day in history julius II, [Giuliano dellea Rovere], Pope (1503-13), dies at 69
1554 Hieronymus Bock, German doctor (founder of modern botany), dies on February - 21.
1556 Sethus Calvisius, composer on February - 21.
1564 On this day in history philip II routes cardinal Granvelle to Franche-Comté
1564 Philip II routes cardinal Granvelle to Franche-Comte on this day in history.
1574 On February - 21 spanish garrison of Middelburg Netherlands surrenders
1574 On this day in history spanish garrison of Middelburg Neth surrenders
1583 On February - 21 groningen Netherlands begins using Gregorian calendar
1583 Groningen Neth begins using Gregorian calendar on February - 21.
1595 Robert Southwell, English Jesuit/poet, hanged on this day in history.
1598 Boris Godunov crowned tsar on this day in history.
1613 On February - 21 michael Romanov, son of the Patriarch of Moscow, elected Russian tsar
1613 Michael Romanov, son of Patriarch of Moscow, elected Russian tsar on February - 21.
1624 Dirck van Baburen, Dutch painter (Sepulture), dies at about 28 on this day in history.
1648 On February - 21 christian IV, king of Denmark/Norway, dies
1653 Adriaen Pauw, master of Heemstede/Dutch Grand Pensionary, dies at 71 on February - 21.
1673 Michiel A de Ruyter appointed Lieutenant-Admiral-General of Dutch fleet on February - 21.
1673 Michiel A de Ruyter appointed lt-admiral-general of Dutch fleet on this day in history.
1674 On February - 21 johann Augustin Kobelius, composer
1675 On this day in history prince Willem III appointed viceroy of Gelderland
1677 [Benedictus] Baruch Spinoza, philosopher, dies at 44 on February - 21.
1684 On February - 21 justus van Effen, writer/founder (Holland Spectator)
1684 On this day in history pieter van den Abeelen, Dutch medallist/jeweller, dies at about 75
1689 On February - 21 isaacus Vossius, Dutch [Isaac Vos], librarian, dies