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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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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16 February 1938
Benito Mussolini Officially Declares There is No Jewish Problem in Italy

Benito Mussolini Officially Declares There is No Jewish Problem in Italy

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16 February 1939
Franz Gürtner Says Racial Term Aryan to be Replaced by European Racial

Franz Gürtner Says Racial Term Aryan to be Replaced by European Racial

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16 February 1941
Pope Pius XII Tells Bishop Clemens von Galen That He Loves All Children of the Church

Pope Pius XII Tells Bishop Clemens von Galen That He Loves All Children of the Church

16 February 1950

Polish Government Puts Bishop Kowalski Under House Arrest

16 February 1965
Birth of Madalyn Murray O'Hair's Only Grandchild

Birth of Madalyn Murray O'Hair's Only Grandchild

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16 February 1999

ACLU v. Schundler: Court Rules on Constitutionality of Holiday Displays

16 February 1999
Paul Weyrich Tells Christian Conservatives Drop Out of American Culture

Paul Weyrich Tells Christian Conservatives Drop Out of American Culture

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16 February 2004
Paul Bremer Opposes Islam Being Chief Source of Law in Iraq

Paul Bremer Opposes Islam Being Chief Source of Law in Iraq

17 February 440

Death of Armenian Monk Saint Mesrop Mashtots

17 February 1111

Sultan's Minbar Destoyed in Baghdad

17 February 1370
Teutonic Knights Defeat Pagan Lithuanians at Battle of Rudau

Teutonic Knights Defeat Pagan Lithuanians at Battle of Rudau

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17 February 1448
Concordat of Vienna Signed by Pope Nicholas V

Concordat of Vienna Signed by Pope Nicholas V

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17 February 1537
Pope Paul III Calls for a Council to Deal With Reformation

Pope Paul III Calls for a Council to Deal With Reformation

17 February 1540
Philipp Melanchthon Rejects Doctrine of Papal Supremacy Over Christian Church

Philipp Melanchthon Rejects Doctrine of Papal Supremacy Over Christian Church

17 February 1600
Giordano Bruno Burned at the Stake for Heresy

Giordano Bruno Burned at the Stake for Heresy

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17 February 1776
Edward Gibbon Publishes 1st Volume of Decline & Fall of Roman Empire

Edward Gibbon Publishes 1st Volume of Decline & Fall of Roman Empire

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17 February 1815
Terrett v. Taylor: Supreme Court Rules on Rights of Religious Corporations

Terrett v. Taylor: Supreme Court Rules on Rights of Religious Corporations

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17 February 1865
Birth of German Philosopher, Theologian, Religious Historian Ernst Troeltsch

Birth of German Philosopher, Theologian, Religious Historian Ernst Troeltsch

17 February 1889
Evangelist Billy Sunday Holds First Public Crusade in Chicago

Evangelist Billy Sunday Holds First Public Crusade in Chicago

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17 February 1921
Henry Ford Doesn't Care if Antisemitic Book 'Protocols of Elders of Zion' Is Fake

Henry Ford Doesn't Care if Antisemitic Book 'Protocols of Elders of Zion' Is Fake

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17 February 1933
Adolf Hitler Orders That Police Work With SS and SA

Adolf Hitler Orders That Police Work With SS and SA

17 February 1941
Maximilian Kolbe Arrested by Gestapo and Put in Pawiak Prison

Maximilian Kolbe Arrested by Gestapo and Put in Pawiak Prison

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17 February 1947
Dutch Catholic Bishops Condemn Communism

Dutch Catholic Bishops Condemn Communism

17 February 1969
Golda Meir Becomes Israel's First Female Prime Minister

Golda Meir Becomes Israel's First Female Prime Minister

17 February 1993
IRS: Jerry Falwell's Old Time Gospel Hour Program Broke Tax Laws

IRS: Jerry Falwell's Old Time Gospel Hour Program Broke Tax Laws

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17 February 1997
Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed in Lisa McPherson Case Against Church of Scientology

Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed in Lisa McPherson Case Against Church of Scientology

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17 February 2004

Thomas O'Brien Becomes First U.S. Catholic Bishop Convicted of a Felony

17 February 2006
Muslims in Nigeria Riot Over Jyllands-Posten Muhammad Cartoons

Muslims in Nigeria Riot Over Jyllands-Posten Muhammad Cartoons

17 February 2006
Russian Newspaper Closed Over Religious Cartoon Supporting Jyllands-Posten

Russian Newspaper Closed Over Religious Cartoon Supporting Jyllands-Posten

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18 February 999
Death of Pope Gregory V

Death of Pope Gregory V

18 February 1229
Emperor Frederick II Signs Treaty With Sultan of Egypt

Emperor Frederick II Signs Treaty With Sultan of Egypt

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18 February 1239
Truce Between Emperor Frederick II and Sultan Kamil of Egypt Ends

Truce Between Emperor Frederick II and Sultan Kamil of Egypt Ends

18 February 1546
Death of Martin Luther, Founder of Protestant Reformation

Death of Martin Luther, Founder of Protestant Reformation

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18 February 1838
Birth of Physicist and Philosopher Ernst Mach

Birth of Physicist and Philosopher Ernst Mach

18 February 1933
Marinus van der Lubbe Arrives in Berlin Ahead of Reichstag Fire

Marinus van der Lubbe Arrives in Berlin Ahead of Reichstag Fire

18 February 1937
Heinrich Himmler Tells SS: Homosexuality Upsets Sexual Balance-Sheet in Germany

Heinrich Himmler Tells SS: Homosexuality Upsets Sexual Balance-Sheet in Germany

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18 February 1940
Official Breslau Diocese Publication: Germany in Holy Struggle for Lebensraum

Official Breslau Diocese Publication: Germany in Holy Struggle for Lebensraum

18 February 1943
Goebbels Delivers Total War Speech at Berlin Sportpalast

Goebbels Delivers Total War Speech at Berlin Sportpalast

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18 February 1960

Death of British Philosopher and Jurist John Langshaw Austin

18 February 1979
Snow Falls in the Sahara

Snow Falls in the Sahara

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18 February 1984

Italy Ends Catholicism as Official State Religion

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18 February 1988
Anthony M. Kennedy Sworn in as Associate Justice to Supreme Court

Anthony M. Kennedy Sworn in as Associate Justice to Supreme Court

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18 February 2006
Mobs Riot in Lybia and Nigeria Over Muhammad Cartoons

Mobs Riot in Lybia and Nigeria Over Muhammad Cartoons

18 February 2006
Italian Minister Roberto Calderoli Resigns Over Muhammad Cartoon Shirt

Italian Minister Roberto Calderoli Resigns Over Muhammad Cartoon Shirt

19 February 356
Emperor Constantius II Closes Pagan Temples

Emperor Constantius II Closes Pagan Temples

19 February 607
Boniface III Elected Pope

Boniface III Elected Pope

19 February 842

Veneration of Icons in Churches Formally Accepted

19 February 1199
Pope Innocent III Creates Order of Teutonic Knights

Pope Innocent III Creates Order of Teutonic Knights

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19 February 1473
Birth of Nicolaus Copernicus

Birth of Nicolaus Copernicus

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19 February 1539
Jews Expelled from Tyrnau, Hungary

Jews Expelled from Tyrnau, Hungary

 
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