Historical Events For February - 02
Monday, 24 July 2017
0506 King Alarik II of Visigoten delegates Lex Romania Visigothorum out on this day in history.
0672 Saint Chad on this day in history.
0962 Pope John XII crowns German King Otto I the Great Emperor on February - 02.
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 this day in history.
1032 Koenraad II succeeds Rudolf III as king of Bourgundy on this day in history.
1032 Rudolf III, last independent king of Bourgundy, dies on February - 02.
1119 On February - 02 guido di Borgogna elected Pope Callistus II
1124 On this day in history bořivoj II of Bohemia
1141 Battle at Lincoln King Stephen captured on February - 02.
1141 Battle at Lincoln: King Stephen captured on this day in history.
1435 On February - 02 johanna II, lawless Queen of Naples (1414-35), dies at 61
1461 On this day in history 2nd battle of St Alban's-Lancastrians defeat Yorkists
1461 2nd battle of St Alban's-Lancastrian defeat Yorkists on this day in history.
1461 Owen Tudor, Welsh founder of the Tudor dynasty of England on February - 02.
1491 On February - 02 martin Schongauer, German painter, dies at 40
1509 On this day in history the Battle of Diu takes place near Diu, India, between Portugal and Turkey.
1535 On February - 02 argentine city of Buenos Aires is founded.
1536 Buenos Aires, Argentina, is founded by Pedro de Mendoza of Spain on February - 02.
1536 Pedro de Mendoza finds Argentine city of Buenos Aires on February - 02.
1540 George Schenck van Toutenburg, gov/viceroy of Frisia/Groningen on February - 02.
1542 Portuguese under Christovão da Gama capture a Moslem-occupied hillfort in northern Ethiopia in the Battle of Baçente on this day in history.
1550 On this day in history english Edward Seymour duke of Somerset, freed
1563 Hans Neusiedler, Hungarian/German luitist/author, dies at approx 54 on February - 02.
1583 Anna Roemers Visscher, Dutch poetess on February - 02.
1594 Giovanni Perluigi da Palestrina, Italian composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.
1595 Jacob van Campen, painter/architect (New Church, Amsterdam) on this day in history.
1597 On February - 02 lucas van Valckenborch, Flemish painter, buried at about 61
1633 On February - 02 m Rossi's opera "Erminia sul Giordano," premieres in Rome
1637 On February - 02 zorilla's "El más Impropio Verdugo Para Las," premieres in Madrid
1637 On this day in history zorilla's "El más Impropio Verdugo Para Las," premieres in Madrid
1645 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 on February - 02.
1648 On this day in history george Abbot, English writer
1649 Benedict XIII, [Pierfrancesco Orsini], Italy, 245th pope (1724-30) on February - 02.
1650 On February - 02 the birth of Nell Gwynne, Comedy actress and mistress of Charles II