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 This day in History - February 4
421 Historic Events for February 4
211

Lucius Septimus Severus, emperor of Rome (193-211), dies at 64

Death
708

Sisinnius, Greek-Syrian pope (708, 20 days), dies

Death
856

Hrabanus Maurus, East France, archbishop of Mainz, dies

Death
1189

Gilbert of Sempringham, English monastery founder/saint, dies

Death
1194

Richard I Lion Hearted pays Leopold O Fenrik VI's ransom of 100,000

Event
1222

Willem I, earl of Holland (1203-22), dies

Death
1465

French van Brederode, leader of Hoeksen

Birth
1503

Queen Elizabeth, consort of Henry VII of England, dies

Death
1505

Joan of Valois, Queen of France/saint, dies at 40

Death
1508

Maximilian I assumes imperial title without being crowned

Event
1549

Eustache du Caurroy, composer

Birth
1553

Caspar Othmayr, composer, dies at 37

Death
1575

Pierre de B‚rulle, French cardinal

Birth
1581

Daniel Selich, composer

Birth
1586

Robert Dudley, earl of Leicester, becomes governor of Neth

Event
1590

Gioseffo Zarlino, composer, dies at 73

Death
1600

Tycho Brahe and Johannes Kepler meet for 1st time near Prague

Event
1617

Louis Elsevier, Dutch publisher, dies at about 76

Death
1620

Prince Bethlen G bor signs peace with emperor Ferdinand II

Event
1640

Hendrick C Vroom, Dutch seascape painter, dies

Death
1646

Hans A Freiherr von Abschatz, Silesian poet

Birth
1657

Oliver Cromwell grants residency to Luis Caravajal

Event
1688

Pierre De Marivaux, Paris France, writer (Marianne)

Birth
1693

George Lillo, bourgeois English dramatist (London Merchant)

Birth
1697

3 VOC-ships anchor at Dirk-Hartogeiland, Australia

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