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Historical Events Happened In February - 01

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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  

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Famous Birthdays In February - 01

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1261  On this day in history birth of walter de Stapledon, English bishop (d. 1326)  

1459  On this day in history birth of conrad Celtes, German scholar (d. 1508)  

1462  On February - 01 birth of johannes Trithemius, German cryptographer (d. 1516)  

1552  Edward Coke, Mileham Norfolk, jurist/politician (defended common law) was born on February - 01.  

1603  On February - 01 birth of michael Trumper, composer  

1605  On February - 01 birth of isaac Aboab de Fonseca, Portuguese/Neth rabbi/mystic  

1633  Gabriel Schutz, composer was born on February - 01.  

1635  Marquard Gude, German archaeologist (d. 1689) was born on February - 01.  

Famous Deaths In February - 01

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0656  On this day in history sigebert III, king of Austrasia, dies at about 25  

1204  Death of Alexius IV Angelus, regent of Byzantium (1203-04), murdered on this day in history.  

1248  Hendrik II, duke of Brabant (1235-48), dies on February - 01.  

1294  On February - 01 louis II, the Stern, ruler of Upper-Bayern, dies  

1328  On this day in history charles IV, the Handsome, King of France (1322-28), dies  

1502  Olivier de la Marche, Flemish writer/poet/governor, dies on this day in history.  

1542  On February - 01 death of girolamo Aleandro, Italian Catholic cardinal (b. 1480)  

1563  On this day in history death of menas, Emperor of Ethiopia (died of fever)