Historical Events For February - 02
Wednesday, 20 September 2017
0506 On February - 02 king Alarik II of Visigoten delegates Lex Romania Visigothorum out
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 Koenraad II succeeds Rudolf III as king of Bourgundy on February - 02.
1032 On this day in history rudolf III, last independent king of Bourgundy, dies
1119 On February - 02 guido di Borgogna elected Pope Callistus II
1124 On this day in history bořivoj II of Bohemia
1141 On February - 02 battle at Lincoln King Stephen captured
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 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 this day in history.
1509 On this day in history 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 Buenos Aires, Argentina, is founded by Pedro de Mendoza of Spain on this day in history.
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 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 On this day in history hans Neusiedler, Hungarian/German luitist/author, dies at approx 54
1583 On February - 02 anna Roemers Visscher, Dutch poetess
1594 On February - 02 giovanni Perluigi da Palestrina, Italian composer, dies at 68
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 this day in history m Rossi's opera "Erminia sul Giordano," premieres in Rome
1637 On this day in history zorilla's "El más Impropio Verdugo Para Las," premieres in Madrid
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 Benedict XIII, [Pierfrancesco Orsini], Italy, 245th pope (1724-30) on this day in history.
1650 On this day in history the birth of Nell Gwynne, Comedy actress and mistress of Charles II