Historical Events In February - 01
Monday, 23 April 2018
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 Alexius IV Angelus, regent of Byzantium (1203-04), murdered on February - 01.
1248 On this day in history hendrik II, duke of Brabant (1235-48), dies
1294 Louis II, the Stern, ruler of Upper-Bayern, dies on this day in history.
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 On February - 01 charles IV, the Handsome, King of France (1322-28), dies
1502 On this day in history olivier de la Marche, Flemish writer/poet/governor, dies
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 Edward Coke, Mileham Norfolk, jurist/politician (defended common law) on February - 01.
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 English queen Elizabeth I signs Mary Stuarts death sentence on February - 01.
1590 On February - 01 lawrence Humphrey,English clergyman and educator
1603 On this day in history michael Trumper, composer
1605 On February - 01 isaac Aboab de Fonseca, Portuguese/Neth rabbi/mystic
1633 Gabriel Schutz, composer on this day in history.
1650 On this day in history rene Descartes, philosopher "I think therefore I am", stops thinking
1659 Jacob Roggeveen, Dutch Swiss lawyer/navigator (Easter Island) on February - 01.
1662 On February - 01 dutch garrison on Formosa surrenders for Chinese pirates
1663 On this day in history the town of Quebec is rocked by an evening earthquake
1666 On this day in history sjihab al-Din Sultan C Shah Djahan, mogol of India (Taj-Mahal), dies
1669 On February - 01 french King Louis XIV limits freedom of religion
1669 Miguel Lopez, composer on this day in history.
1669 On February - 01 abandoned child, Huygens friend poet Catharina Questiers, buried at 31
1690 On this day in history francesco Maria Veracini, Italian opera composer
1691 On February - 01 alexander VIII, [Pietro Ottoboni], Italian Pope (1689-91), dies at 80
1694 John L baron van Elderen, 63rd bishop of Liege (1688-94), dies at 73 on February - 01.
1709 Alexander Selkirk [Robinson Crusoe] rescued from Juan Fernandez on February - 01.
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 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