Historical Events Happened In February - 01
Thursday, 02 October 2014
0656 On February - 01 sigebert III, king of Austrasia, dies at about 25
0772 On this day in history adrian I begins his reign as Catholic Pope
1204 On February - 01 alexius IV Angelus, regent of Byzantium (1203-04), murdered
1248 Hendrik II, duke of Brabant (1235-48), dies on February - 01.
1294 Louis II, the Stern, ruler of Upper-Bayern, dies on February - 01.
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 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 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 this day in history.
1590 On this day in history lawrence Humphrey,English clergyman and educator
1603 On February - 01 michael Trumper, composer
1605 Isaac Aboab de Fonseca, Portuguese/Neth rabbi/mystic on this day in history.
1633 On this day in history gabriel Schutz, composer
1650 On this day in history 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 On February - 01 sjihab al-Din Sultan C Shah Djahan, mogol of India (Taj-Mahal), dies
1669 On this day in history french King Louis XIV limits freedom of religion
1669 Miguel Lopez, composer on this day in history.
1669 Abandoned child, Huygens friend poet Catharina Questiers, buried at 31 on this day in history.
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 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 this day in history.
1710 On February - 01 konrad E Ackermann, German actor (Die Oberpfalz)
1713 On this day in history 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 Henri d'Aguesseau's 1st appointment as chancellor of France on February - 01.