Historical Events For February - 01
Thursday, 25 May 2017
0656 On this day in history sigebert III, king of Austrasia, dies at about 25
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 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 Emperor Karel & King François I sign anti-English treaty on February - 01.
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 On February - 01 menas, Emperor of Ethiopia (died of fever)
1587 English queen Elizabeth I signs Mary Stuart's death sentence on this day in history.
1587 On February - 01 english queen Elizabeth I signs Mary Stuarts death sentence
1590 Lawrence Humphrey,English clergyman and educator on February - 01.
1603 Michael Trumper, composer on February - 01.
1605 On February - 01 isaac Aboab de Fonseca, Portuguese/Neth rabbi/mystic
1633 On February - 01 gabriel Schutz, composer
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 this day in history dutch garrison on Formosa surrenders for Chinese pirates
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 February - 01.
1669 On this day in history french King Louis XIV limits freedom of religion
1669 On February - 01 miguel Lopez, composer
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 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 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 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 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