Historical Events For February - 01
Friday, 20 January 2017
0656 On February - 01 sigebert III, king of Austrasia, dies at about 25
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 Hendrik II, duke of Brabant (1235-48), dies on February - 01.
1294 On this day in history louis II, the Stern, ruler of Upper-Bayern, dies
1327 Teenaged Edward III is crowned King of England, but the country is ruled by his mother Queen Isabella and her lover Roger Mortimer on February - 01.
1328 Charles IV, the Handsome, King of France (1322-28), dies on this day in history.
1502 On this day in history olivier de la Marche, Flemish writer/poet/governor, dies
1539 Emperor Karel & King François I sign anti-English treaty on this day in history.
1539 On February - 01 emperor Karel & King Francois I sign anti-English treaty
1552 Edward Coke, Mileham Norfolk, jurist/politician (defended common law) on February - 01.
1563 Menas, Emperor of Ethiopia (died of fever) on February - 01.
1587 On February - 01 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 Isaac Aboab de Fonseca, Portuguese/Neth rabbi/mystic on this day in history.
1633 On February - 01 gabriel Schutz, composer
1650 On this day in history rene Descartes, philosopher "I think therefore I am", stops thinking
1659 On this day in history jacob Roggeveen, Dutch Swiss lawyer/navigator (Easter Island)
1662 On February - 01 dutch garrison on Formosa surrenders for Chinese pirates
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 Miguel Lopez, composer on this day in history.
1669 On February - 01 abandoned child, Huygens friend poet Catharina Questiers, buried at 31
1690 Francesco Maria Veracini, Italian opera composer on this day in history.
1691 Alexander VIII, [Pietro Ottoboni], Italian Pope (1689-91), dies at 80 on February - 01.
1694 On this day in history john L baron van Elderen, 63rd bishop of Liege (1688-94), dies at 73
1709 On February - 01 alexander Selkirk [Robinson Crusoe] rescued from Juan Fernandez
1710 Konrad E Ackermann, German actor (Die Oberpfalz) on this day in history.
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 On this day in history henri d'Aguesseau's first appointment as chancellor of France
1717 Henri d'Aguesseau's 1st appointment as chancellor of France on February - 01.