Historical Events For February - 02
Sunday, 25 February 2018
0506 King Alarik II of Visigoten delegates Lex Romania Visigothorum out on this day in history.
0672 On this day in history saint Chad
0962 On this day in history pope John XII crowns German King Otto I the Great Emperor
1032 On this day in history 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
1032 On this day in history koenraad II succeeds Rudolf III as king of Bourgundy
1032 Rudolf III, last independent king of Bourgundy, dies on February - 02.
1119 On this day in history guido di Borgogna elected Pope Callistus II
1124 Bořivoj II of Bohemia on this day in history.
1141 Battle at Lincoln King Stephen captured on this day in history.
1141 On February - 02 battle at Lincoln: King Stephen captured
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 On this day in history 2nd battle of St Alban's-Lancastrian defeat Yorkists
1461 Owen Tudor, Welsh founder of the Tudor dynasty of England on February - 02.
1491 On this day in history martin Schongauer, German painter, dies at 40
1509 On February - 02 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 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 February - 02 george Schenck van Toutenburg, gov/viceroy of Frisia/Groningen
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 On February - 02 anna Roemers Visscher, Dutch poetess
1594 On this day in history giovanni Perluigi da Palestrina, Italian composer, dies at 68
1595 Jacob van Campen, painter/architect (New Church, Amsterdam) on February - 02.
1597 Lucas van Valckenborch, Flemish painter, buried at about 61 on February - 02.
1633 On February - 02 m Rossi's opera "Erminia sul Giordano," premieres in Rome
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 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 George Abbot, English writer on this day in history.
1649 On February - 02 benedict XIII, [Pierfrancesco Orsini], Italy, 245th pope (1724-30)
1650 On February - 02 the birth of Nell Gwynne, Comedy actress and mistress of Charles II