Historical Events For February - 01
Sunday, 11 December 2016
0656 On February - 01 sigebert III, king of Austrasia, dies at about 25
0772 Adrian I begins his reign as Catholic Pope on February - 01.
1204 On February - 01 alexius IV Angelus, regent of Byzantium (1203-04), murdered
1248 On February - 01 hendrik II, duke of Brabant (1235-48), dies
1294 Louis II, the Stern, ruler of Upper-Bayern, dies on this day in history.
1327 Teenaged Edward III is crowned King of England, but the country is ruled by his mother Queen Isabella and her lover Roger Mortimer on February - 01.
1328 Charles IV, the Handsome, King of France (1322-28), dies on this day in history.
1502 Olivier de la Marche, Flemish writer/poet/governor, dies on this day in history.
1539 On February - 01 emperor Karel & King François I sign anti-English treaty
1539 On February - 01 emperor Karel & King Francois I sign anti-English treaty
1552 On February - 01 edward Coke, Mileham Norfolk, jurist/politician (defended common law)
1563 Menas, Emperor of Ethiopia (died of fever) on this day in history.
1587 On this day in history english queen Elizabeth I signs Mary Stuart's death sentence
1587 On February - 01 english queen Elizabeth I signs Mary Stuarts death sentence
1590 On February - 01 lawrence Humphrey,English clergyman and educator
1603 On this day in history michael Trumper, composer
1605 On this day in history isaac Aboab de Fonseca, Portuguese/Neth rabbi/mystic
1633 On February - 01 gabriel Schutz, composer
1650 On February - 01 rene Descartes, philosopher "I think therefore I am", stops thinking
1659 On this day in history jacob Roggeveen, Dutch Swiss lawyer/navigator (Easter Island)
1662 Dutch garrison on Formosa surrenders for Chinese pirates on February - 01.
1663 On this day in history the town of Quebec is rocked by an evening earthquake
1666 On February - 01 sjihab al-Din Sultan C Shah Djahan, mogol of India (Taj-Mahal), dies
1669 On this day in history french King Louis XIV limits freedom of religion
1669 Miguel Lopez, composer on February - 01.
1669 Abandoned child, Huygens friend poet Catharina Questiers, buried at 31 on this day in history.
1690 On February - 01 francesco Maria Veracini, Italian opera composer
1691 Alexander VIII, [Pietro Ottoboni], Italian Pope (1689-91), dies at 80 on this day in history.
1694 On February - 01 john L baron van Elderen, 63rd bishop of Liege (1688-94), dies at 73
1709 Alexander Selkirk [Robinson Crusoe] rescued from Juan Fernandez on this day in history.
1710 On this day in history konrad E Ackermann, German actor (Die Oberpfalz)
1713 On this day in history the Kalabalik or Tumult in Bendery results from the Ottoman sultan's order that his unwelcome guest, King Charles XII of Sweden, be seized.
1717 On February - 01 henri d'Aguesseau's first appointment as chancellor of France
1717 On this day in history henri d'Aguesseau's 1st appointment as chancellor of France