Historical Events Happened In February - 01
Saturday, 20 December 2014
0656 Sigebert III, king of Austrasia, dies at about 25 on this day in history.
0772 Adrian I begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
1204 On this day in history alexius IV Angelus, regent of Byzantium (1203-04), murdered
1248 Hendrik II, duke of Brabant (1235-48), dies on this day in history.
1294 On February - 01 louis II, the Stern, ruler of Upper-Bayern, dies
1327 On this day in history teenaged Edward III is crowned King of England, but the country is ruled by his mother Queen Isabella and her lover Roger Mortimer.
1328 Charles IV, the Handsome, King of France (1322-28), dies on February - 01.
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 Emperor Karel & King Francois I sign anti-English treaty on February - 01.
1552 On this day in history edward Coke, Mileham Norfolk, jurist/politician (defended common law)
1563 Menas, Emperor of Ethiopia (died of fever) on this day in history.
1587 English queen Elizabeth I signs Mary Stuart's death sentence on February - 01.
1587 On this day in history english queen Elizabeth I signs Mary Stuarts death sentence
1590 On this day in history lawrence Humphrey,English clergyman and educator
1603 Michael Trumper, composer on this day in history.
1605 On this day in history isaac Aboab de Fonseca, Portuguese/Neth rabbi/mystic
1633 Gabriel Schutz, composer on February - 01.
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 On this day in history dutch garrison on Formosa surrenders for Chinese pirates
1663 On February - 01 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 French King Louis XIV limits freedom of religion on this day in history.
1669 On February - 01 miguel Lopez, composer
1669 Abandoned child, Huygens friend poet Catharina Questiers, buried at 31 on February - 01.
1690 On this day in history francesco Maria Veracini, Italian opera composer
1691 Alexander VIII, [Pietro Ottoboni], Italian Pope (1689-91), dies at 80 on February - 01.
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 February - 01 konrad E Ackermann, German actor (Die Oberpfalz)
1713 On February - 01 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 Henri d'Aguesseau's first appointment as chancellor of France on this day in history.
1717 On this day in history henri d'Aguesseau's 1st appointment as chancellor of France