Historical Events For February - 01
Thursday, 23 February 2017
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 February - 01.
1204 On February - 01 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 this day in history.
1539 Emperor Karel & King François I sign anti-English treaty on February - 01.
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 On this day in history menas, Emperor of Ethiopia (died of fever)
1587 On this day in history english queen Elizabeth I signs Mary Stuart's death sentence
1587 English queen Elizabeth I signs Mary Stuarts death sentence on February - 01.
1590 On this day in history lawrence Humphrey,English clergyman and educator
1603 On February - 01 michael Trumper, composer
1605 On this day in history isaac Aboab de Fonseca, Portuguese/Neth rabbi/mystic
1633 On this day in history gabriel Schutz, composer
1650 Rene Descartes, philosopher "I think therefore I am", stops thinking on February - 01.
1659 On February - 01 jacob Roggeveen, Dutch Swiss lawyer/navigator (Easter Island)
1662 Dutch garrison on Formosa surrenders for Chinese pirates on February - 01.
1663 On February - 01 the town of Quebec is rocked by an evening earthquake
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 this day in history.
1669 On February - 01 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 this day in history.
1691 On this day in history alexander VIII, [Pietro Ottoboni], Italian Pope (1689-91), dies at 80
1694 On February - 01 john L baron van Elderen, 63rd bishop of Liege (1688-94), dies at 73
1709 On this day in history alexander Selkirk [Robinson Crusoe] rescued from Juan Fernandez
1710 On February - 01 konrad E Ackermann, German actor (Die Oberpfalz)
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 this day in history.
1717 On this day in history henri d'Aguesseau's first appointment as chancellor of France
1717 On this day in history henri d'Aguesseau's 1st appointment as chancellor of France