Historical Events For February - 01
Sunday, 18 February 2018
0656 Sigebert III, king of Austrasia, dies at about 25 on this day in history.
0772 On February - 01 adrian I begins his reign as Catholic Pope
1204 On this day in history alexius IV Angelus, regent of Byzantium (1203-04), murdered
1248 On February - 01 hendrik II, duke of Brabant (1235-48), dies
1294 On February - 01 louis II, the Stern, ruler of Upper-Bayern, dies
1327 On February - 01 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 this day in history.
1502 Olivier de la Marche, Flemish writer/poet/governor, dies on February - 01.
1539 On February - 01 emperor Karel & King François I sign anti-English treaty
1539 On this day in history 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 English queen Elizabeth I signs Mary Stuart's death sentence on this day in history.
1587 English queen Elizabeth I signs Mary Stuarts death sentence on this day in history.
1590 On February - 01 lawrence Humphrey,English clergyman and educator
1603 Michael Trumper, composer on February - 01.
1605 Isaac Aboab de Fonseca, Portuguese/Neth rabbi/mystic on February - 01.
1633 On February - 01 gabriel Schutz, composer
1650 Rene Descartes, philosopher "I think therefore I am", stops thinking on February - 01.
1659 Jacob Roggeveen, Dutch Swiss lawyer/navigator (Easter Island) on this day in history.
1662 On this day in history dutch garrison on Formosa surrenders for Chinese pirates
1663 The town of Quebec is rocked by an evening earthquake on February - 01.
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 February - 01.
1669 On this day in history miguel Lopez, composer
1669 Abandoned child, Huygens friend poet Catharina Questiers, buried at 31 on February - 01.
1690 Francesco Maria Veracini, Italian opera composer on February - 01.
1691 Alexander VIII, [Pietro Ottoboni], Italian Pope (1689-91), dies at 80 on February - 01.
1694 John L baron van Elderen, 63rd bishop of Liege (1688-94), dies at 73 on this day in history.
1709 On this day in history alexander Selkirk [Robinson Crusoe] rescued from Juan Fernandez
1710 Konrad E Ackermann, German actor (Die Oberpfalz) on this day in history.
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 On February - 01 henri d'Aguesseau's first appointment as chancellor of France
1717 On February - 01 henri d'Aguesseau's 1st appointment as chancellor of France