[Loch-Ruadh] Today in History Feb. 14

Wed Feb 13 22:57:44 PST 2002

1462 Edzard I Cirksena the Great, earl of East-Friesia (1494-1528)
1483 Zahir al-Din Mohammed Babur Shah prince/founder Mogols-dynasty
1487 Henry II of Bavaria bishop of Utrecht/Worms/Freising
1513 Domenico Maria Ferrabosco Italian composer
1515 Frederick III the Pious, elect of the Palts
1533 Christianus Adrichomius Dutch priest/writer (Vita Jesu Christi)
1546 Johann Pistorius German theologist/historian
1572 Hans Christoph Haiden composer

0869 Cyrillus Greek apostle of Slaves, dies
1400 Richard II British King (1377-99), murdered at 33 at Pontefract Castle
1405 Timur/Tamerlan "Lenk" [Crippled], Mongols monarch, dies at about 68
1528 Edzard I the Great count of Austria-E Frisia (1494-1528), dies at 66
1571 Benvenuto Cellini Italian sculptor/metalsmith/author (Perseus), dies at
1571 Odet de Coligny Cardinal of Châtillon/count of Beauvais, dies at 53

Other events
0842 Charles II & Louis the German sign treaty
1014 Pope Benedict VIII crowns Henry II, Roman German emperor
1076 Pope Gregory VII excommunicates Henry IV
1130 Jewish Cardinal Pietro Pierleone elected as anti-pope Anacletus II
1349 2,000 Jews burned at the stake in Strasbourg France
1540 Emperor Charles V enters Ghent without resistance, executes rebels
1556 Archbishop Thomas Cranmer declared a heretic

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