Historical Events For February - 02
Thursday, 30 March 2017
0506 King Alarik II of Visigoten delegates Lex Romania Visigothorum out on February - 02.
0672 On February - 02 saint Chad
0962 On February - 02 pope John XII crowns German King Otto I the Great Emperor
1032 Burgundy's Rudolph III dies childless February 2 The Holy Roman Emperor Conrad II claims Rudolph's realm under terms of a 1027 treaty of succession and unites it with the empire on February - 02.
1032 On February - 02 koenraad II succeeds Rudolf III as king of Bourgundy
1032 On February - 02 rudolf III, last independent king of Bourgundy, dies
1119 Guido di Borgogna elected Pope Callistus II on February - 02.
1124 On February - 02 bořivoj II of Bohemia
1141 Battle at Lincoln King Stephen captured on this day in history.
1141 On this day in history battle at Lincoln: King Stephen captured
1435 Johanna II, lawless Queen of Naples (1414-35), dies at 61 on February - 02.
1461 On February - 02 2nd battle of St Alban's-Lancastrians defeat Yorkists
1461 On February - 02 2nd battle of St Alban's-Lancastrian defeat Yorkists
1461 On this day in history owen Tudor, Welsh founder of the Tudor dynasty of England
1491 On this day in history martin Schongauer, German painter, dies at 40
1509 The Battle of Diu takes place near Diu, India, between Portugal and Turkey on this day in history.
1535 On this day in history argentine city of Buenos Aires is founded.
1536 On this day in history buenos Aires, Argentina, is founded by Pedro de Mendoza of Spain.
1536 On February - 02 pedro de Mendoza finds Argentine city of Buenos Aires
1540 On this day in history george Schenck van Toutenburg, gov/viceroy of Frisia/Groningen
1542 On February - 02 portuguese under Christovão da Gama capture a Moslem-occupied hillfort in northern Ethiopia in the Battle of Baçente.
1550 English Edward Seymour duke of Somerset, freed on this day in history.
1563 Hans Neusiedler, Hungarian/German luitist/author, dies at approx 54 on February - 02.
1583 On this day in history anna Roemers Visscher, Dutch poetess
1594 On February - 02 giovanni Perluigi da Palestrina, Italian composer, dies at 68
1595 On this day in history jacob van Campen, painter/architect (New Church, Amsterdam)
1597 On this day in history lucas van Valckenborch, Flemish painter, buried at about 61
1633 M Rossi's opera "Erminia sul Giordano," premieres in Rome on this day in history.
1637 Zorilla's "El más Impropio Verdugo Para Las," premieres in Madrid on February - 02.
1637 Zorilla's "El más Impropio Verdugo Para Las," premieres in Madrid on this day in history.
1645 On February - 02 royalist army led by James graham, 5th Earl and 1st Marquis of Montrose routed the Earl of Argyll's Covenating forces in the Battle of Inverlochy.
1648 George Abbot, English writer on February - 02.
1649 On February - 02 benedict XIII, [Pierfrancesco Orsini], Italy, 245th pope (1724-30)
1650 The birth of Nell Gwynne, Comedy actress and mistress of Charles II on February - 02.