Historical Events Happened In February - 01
Monday, 02 March 2015
0656 Sigebert III, king of Austrasia, dies at about 25 on February - 01.
0772 Adrian I begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
1204 On February - 01 alexius IV Angelus, regent of Byzantium (1203-04), murdered
1248 On this day in history hendrik II, duke of Brabant (1235-48), dies
1294 On this day in history 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 February - 01.
1502 Olivier de la Marche, Flemish writer/poet/governor, dies on this day in history.
1539 On this day in history emperor Karel & King François I sign anti-English treaty
1539 Emperor Karel & King Francois I sign anti-English treaty on this day in history.
1552 On February - 01 edward Coke, Mileham Norfolk, jurist/politician (defended common law)
1563 On February - 01 menas, Emperor of Ethiopia (died of fever)
1587 On this day in history english queen Elizabeth I signs Mary Stuart's death sentence
1587 On this day in history english queen Elizabeth I signs Mary Stuarts death sentence
1590 On February - 01 lawrence Humphrey,English clergyman and educator
1603 Michael Trumper, composer on February - 01.
1605 On this day in history isaac Aboab de Fonseca, Portuguese/Neth rabbi/mystic
1633 Gabriel Schutz, composer on this day in history.
1650 On February - 01 rene Descartes, philosopher "I think therefore I am", stops thinking
1659 On February - 01 jacob Roggeveen, Dutch Swiss lawyer/navigator (Easter Island)
1662 Dutch garrison on Formosa surrenders for Chinese pirates on this day in history.
1663 The town of Quebec is rocked by an evening earthquake on February - 01.
1666 Sjihab al-Din Sultan C Shah Djahan, mogol of India (Taj-Mahal), dies on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1690 Francesco Maria Veracini, Italian opera composer on February - 01.
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 this day in history.
1709 Alexander Selkirk [Robinson Crusoe] rescued from Juan Fernandez on February - 01.
1710 Konrad E Ackermann, German actor (Die Oberpfalz) on February - 01.
1713 The Kalabalik or Tumult in Bendery results from the Ottoman sultan's order that his unwelcome guest, King Charles XII of Sweden, be seized on February - 01.
1717 Henri d'Aguesseau's first appointment as chancellor of France on this day in history.
1717 Henri d'Aguesseau's 1st appointment as chancellor of France on February - 01.