What Happened in February 1547

Historical Events

  • Feb 20 King Edward VI of England crowned following the death of his father Henry VIII

Famous Birthdays

  • Feb 24 John of Austria, Spanish military leader (Battle of Lepanto), and governor of the Netherlands, born in of Regensburg, Upper Palatinate (now Germany) (d. 1578)

Famous Weddings

Ivan the Terrible

Feb 3 Russian Tsar Ivan IV [Ivan the Terrible] (17) marries Anastasia Romanova (17)