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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6 February 1521
Suleiman the Magnificent Begins Conquest of Hungary

Suleiman the Magnificent Begins Conquest of Hungary

6 February 1664
Birth of Future Ottoman Empire Sultan Mustafa II

Birth of Future Ottoman Empire Sultan Mustafa II

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6 February 1740
Death of Pope Clement XII

Death of Pope Clement XII

6 February 1887
Birth of Josef Frings, Future Archbishop of Cologne

Birth of Josef Frings, Future Archbishop of Cologne

6 February 1918

British Women Receive Right to Vote

6 February 1922
Achille Ratti Elected Pope Pius XI

Achille Ratti Elected Pope Pius XI

6 February 1931
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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6 February 1934

Paris Riots Threaten Fascist Coup in France

6 February 1936
Cardinal von Faulhaber: Duty of Bishop is to God, Not to Men

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

6 February 1939
Bishop Hilfrich's Pastoral Letter: Christianity is German, Not Jewish

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

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6 February 1939
Catholic Young Men's Association Banned in Nazi Germany

Catholic Young Men's Association Banned in Nazi Germany

6 February 1951
B.F. Skinner Published Science and Human Behavior

B.F. Skinner Published Science and Human Behavior

6 February 2006
Danish Public Supports Publication of Jyllands-Posten Muhammad Cartoons

Danish Public Supports Publication of Jyllands-Posten Muhammad Cartoons

7 February 590
Death of Pope Pelagius II

Death of Pope Pelagius II

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7 February 1477
Birth of Sir Thomas Moore, Author of Utopia

Birth of Sir Thomas Moore, Author of Utopia

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7 February 1497
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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7 February 1528
Bern, Switzerland, Endorses Ulrich Zwingli's Protestantism

Bern, Switzerland, Endorses Ulrich Zwingli's Protestantism

7 February 1550
Julius III Elected Pope

Julius III Elected Pope

7 February 1870
Birth of Psychologist Alfred Adler

Birth of Psychologist Alfred Adler

7 February 1878
Death of Longest Reigning Pope, Pius IX

Death of Longest Reigning Pope, Pius IX

7 February 1898
French Put Emile Zola on Trial for Libel for Exposing Dreyfus Affair

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

7 February 1930
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

7 February 1934
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

7 February 1934
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

7 February 1939
Rosenberg Tells Foreign Diplomats and Press: Jewish Question Will Be Solved

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

7 February 1940
Bishop Machens: Avoid Preaching That Might Weaken National Strength

Bishop Machens: Avoid Preaching That Might Weaken National Strength

7 February 1947
Britain's Proposal to Split Palestine in Two Rejected

Britain's Proposal to Split Palestine in Two Rejected

7 February 1947
First Dead Sea Scrolls Discovered in Qumran Cave

First Dead Sea Scrolls Discovered in Qumran Cave

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7 February 1965
U.A.R. Threatens to Break Diplomatic Relations With West Germany

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

7 February 1972

American Bar Association Adopts Resolution on Abortion

7 February 1979
Death of Dr. Josef Mengele, Auschwitz's Angel of Death

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

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7 February 1999

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

7 February 1999

Bill Requiring Schools to Display Ten Commandments Proposed in Georgia

7 February 2006
Iranian Paper Announces Contest for Holocaust Cartoons as Response to Muhammad Cartoons

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

7 February 2006
Muslim Protesters in Iran Attack Danish Embassy Over Jyllands-Posten Muhammad Cartoons

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

8 February 1250
French Crusaders Meet Egyptians at Town of Al-Mansurah

French Crusaders Meet Egyptians at Town of Al-Mansurah

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8 February 1600
Vatican Convicts Scholar Giordano Bruno of Heresy

Vatican Convicts Scholar Giordano Bruno of Heresy

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8 February 1874
Death of German Theologian David Friedrich Strauss

Death of German Theologian David Friedrich Strauss

8 February 1878
Birth of Jewish Philosopher Martin Buber

Birth of Jewish Philosopher Martin Buber

8 February 1911
Alfred Adler Attacked by Freud Supporters

Alfred Adler Attacked by Freud Supporters

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8 February 1918
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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8 February 1920
Winston Churchill Writes Article Expressing Antisemitic Views

Winston Churchill Writes Article Expressing Antisemitic Views

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8 February 1923
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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8 February 1940
Lodz Ghetto Created in Nazi-Occupied Poland

Lodz Ghetto Created in Nazi-Occupied Poland

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8 February 1941
Archbishop Gröber Publishes Pastoral Letter Voicing Confidence in Nazi Leaders

Archbishop Gröber Publishes Pastoral Letter Voicing Confidence in Nazi Leaders

8 February 1949
Catholic Cardinal of Hungary Josef Mindszenty Gets Life for Treason and Espionage

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

8 February 1963

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

8 February 1964

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

8 February 1966
Vatican Abolishes Office Charged With Censoring Books

Vatican Abolishes Office Charged With Censoring Books

8 February 2002

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

 
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