Historical Events For February - 02
Saturday, 21 January 2017
0506 King Alarik II of Visigoten delegates Lex Romania Visigothorum out on February - 02.
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 February - 02 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 February - 02 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 February - 02.
1141 Battle at Lincoln King Stephen captured on this day in history.
1141 Battle at Lincoln: King Stephen captured on February - 02.
1435 Johanna II, lawless Queen of Naples (1414-35), dies at 61 on February - 02.
1461 2nd battle of St Alban's-Lancastrians defeat Yorkists on February - 02.
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 Martin Schongauer, German painter, dies at 40 on February - 02.
1509 On February - 02 the Battle of Diu takes place near Diu, India, between Portugal and Turkey.
1535 On this day in history argentine city of Buenos Aires is founded.
1536 On February - 02 buenos Aires, Argentina, is founded by Pedro de Mendoza of Spain.
1536 On this day in history pedro de Mendoza finds Argentine city of Buenos Aires
1540 On February - 02 george Schenck van Toutenburg, gov/viceroy of Frisia/Groningen
1542 On this day in history portuguese under Christovão da Gama capture a Moslem-occupied hillfort in northern Ethiopia in the Battle of Baçente.
1550 On February - 02 english Edward Seymour duke of Somerset, freed
1563 On February - 02 hans Neusiedler, Hungarian/German luitist/author, dies at approx 54
1583 Anna Roemers Visscher, Dutch poetess on February - 02.
1594 Giovanni Perluigi da Palestrina, Italian composer, dies at 68 on February - 02.
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 this day in history.
1637 Zorilla's "El más Impropio Verdugo Para Las," premieres in Madrid on February - 02.
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 On this day in history george Abbot, English writer
1649 Benedict XIII, [Pierfrancesco Orsini], Italy, 245th pope (1724-30) on this day in history.
1650 The birth of Nell Gwynne, Comedy actress and mistress of Charles II on this day in history.