February History

Click a date in the February calendar to the right for a timeline of all February events on that day, listed chronologically by year. Below is a list of important March events.

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February Timeline

Chronological timeline of historical events that happened in the month of February. Who was born? Who died? Particular attention is paid to the religion, religious violence, and philosophy; the Crusades and the Holocaust

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6February1521
Suleiman the Magnificent Begins Conquest of Hungary

Suleiman the Magnificent Begins Conquest of Hungary

6February1664
Birth of Future Ottoman Empire Sultan Mustafa II

Birth of Future Ottoman Empire Sultan Mustafa II

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6February1740
Death of Pope Clement XII

Death of Pope Clement XII

6February1887
Birth of Josef Frings, Future Archbishop of Cologne

Birth of Josef Frings, Future Archbishop of Cologne

6February1918

British Women Receive Right to Vote

6February1922
Achille Ratti Elected Pope Pius XI

Achille Ratti Elected Pope Pius XI

6February1931
German Socialist Party Proposes Law for Voluntary Sterilization of Habitual Criminals

German Socialist Party Proposes Law for Voluntary Sterilization of Habitual Criminals

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6February1934

Paris Riots Threaten Fascist Coup in France

6February1936
Cardinal von Faulhaber: Duty of Bishop is to God, Not to Men

Cardinal von Faulhaber: Duty of Bishop is to God, Not to Men

6February1939
Bishop Hilfrich's Pastoral Letter: Christianity is German, Not Jewish

Bishop Hilfrich's Pastoral Letter: Christianity is German, Not Jewish

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6February1939
Catholic Young Men's Association Banned in Nazi Germany

Catholic Young Men's Association Banned in Nazi Germany

6February1951
B.F. Skinner Published Science and Human Behavior

B.F. Skinner Published Science and Human Behavior

6February2006
Danish Public Supports Publication of Jyllands-Posten Muhammad Cartoons

Danish Public Supports Publication of Jyllands-Posten Muhammad Cartoons

7February590
Death of Pope Pelagius II

Death of Pope Pelagius II

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7February1477
Birth of Sir Thomas Moore, Author of Utopia

Birth of Sir Thomas Moore, Author of Utopia

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7February1497
Bonfire of the Vanities Takes Place in Florence under Girolamo Savonarola

Bonfire of the Vanities Takes Place in Florence under Girolamo Savonarola

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7February1528
Bern, Switzerland, Endorses Ulrich Zwingli's Protestantism

Bern, Switzerland, Endorses Ulrich Zwingli's Protestantism

7February1550
Julius III Elected Pope

Julius III Elected Pope

7February1870
Birth of Psychologist Alfred Adler

Birth of Psychologist Alfred Adler

7February1878
Death of Longest Reigning Pope, Pius IX

Death of Longest Reigning Pope, Pius IX

7February1898
French Put Emile Zola on Trial for Libel for Exposing Dreyfus Affair

French Put Emile Zola on Trial for Libel for Exposing Dreyfus Affair

7February1930
Eugenio Pacelli, Future Pope Pius XII, Appointed Secretary of State in Roman Curia

Eugenio Pacelli, Future Pope Pius XII, Appointed Secretary of State in Roman Curia

7February1934
Hitler Claims He Doesn't Agree or Like Pagan Writings of Alfred Rosenberg

Hitler Claims He Doesn't Agree or Like Pagan Writings of Alfred Rosenberg

7February1934
Pope Pius XI and Inquisition Put Rosenberg's Book on Index of Forbidden Books

Pope Pius XI and Inquisition Put Rosenberg's Book on Index of Forbidden Books

7February1939
Rosenberg Tells Foreign Diplomats and Press: Jewish Question Will Be Solved

Rosenberg Tells Foreign Diplomats and Press: Jewish Question Will Be Solved

7February1940
Bishop Machens: Avoid Preaching That Might Weaken National Strength

Bishop Machens: Avoid Preaching That Might Weaken National Strength

7February1947
Britain's Proposal to Split Palestine in Two Rejected

Britain's Proposal to Split Palestine in Two Rejected

7February1947
First Dead Sea Scrolls Discovered in Qumran Cave

First Dead Sea Scrolls Discovered in Qumran Cave

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7February1965
U.A.R. Threatens to Break Diplomatic Relations With West Germany

U.A.R. Threatens to Break Diplomatic Relations With West Germany

7February1972

American Bar Association Adopts Resolution on Abortion

7February1979
Death of Dr. Josef Mengele, Auschwitz's Angel of Death

Death of Dr. Josef Mengele, Auschwitz's Angel of Death

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7February1999

Head of Detroit Board of Education, Darryl Redmond, Proposes Prayer Rooms in Public Schools

7February1999

Bill Requiring Schools to Display Ten Commandments Proposed in Georgia

7February2006
Iranian Paper Announces Contest for Holocaust Cartoons as Response to Muhammad Cartoons

Iranian Paper Announces Contest for Holocaust Cartoons as Response to Muhammad Cartoons

7February2006
Muslim Protesters in Iran Attack Danish Embassy Over Jyllands-Posten Muhammad Cartoons

Muslim Protesters in Iran Attack Danish Embassy Over Jyllands-Posten Muhammad Cartoons

8February1250
French Crusaders Meet Egyptians at Town of Al-Mansurah

French Crusaders Meet Egyptians at Town of Al-Mansurah

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8February1600
Vatican Convicts Scholar Giordano Bruno of Heresy

Vatican Convicts Scholar Giordano Bruno of Heresy

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8February1874
Death of German Theologian David Friedrich Strauss

Death of German Theologian David Friedrich Strauss

8February1878
Birth of Jewish Philosopher Martin Buber

Birth of Jewish Philosopher Martin Buber

8February1911
Alfred Adler Attacked by Freud Supporters

Alfred Adler Attacked by Freud Supporters

8February1918
Henry Ford's Secretary, Ernest Liebold, Considered German Spy by U.S. Military Intelligence

Henry Ford's Secretary, Ernest Liebold, Considered German Spy by U.S. Military Intelligence

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8February1920
Winston Churchill Writes Article Expressing Antisemitic Views

Winston Churchill Writes Article Expressing Antisemitic Views

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8February1923
Bavarian Parliament President Erhard Auer Claims Henry Ford is Financing Adolf Hitler

Bavarian Parliament President Erhard Auer Claims Henry Ford is Financing Adolf Hitler

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8February1940
Lodz Ghetto Created in Nazi-Occupied Poland

Lodz Ghetto Created in Nazi-Occupied Poland

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8February1941
Archbishop Gröber Publishes Pastoral Letter Voicing Confidence in Nazi Leaders

Archbishop Gröber Publishes Pastoral Letter Voicing Confidence in Nazi Leaders

8February1949
Catholic Cardinal of Hungary Josef Mindszenty Gets Life for Treason and Espionage

Catholic Cardinal of Hungary Josef Mindszenty Gets Life for Treason and Espionage

8February1963

Abd-al-Salam Muhammnad Arif Leads Arab Socialist Baath Party in Coup in Iraq

8February1964

Congress Debates Exempting Atheists from Protection Under Civil Rights Act of 1963

8February1966
Vatican Abolishes Office Charged With Censoring Books

Vatican Abolishes Office Charged With Censoring Books

8February2002

FFRF v. Rhea Board of Education: Bible Education in Public Schools Unconstitutional

 
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