Historical Events Happened In January - 02
Tuesday, 28 April 2015
0017 On January - 02 publius Ovidius Naso, Roman poet, dies
0069 On this day in history roman Lower Rhine army proclaims its commander, Vitellius, emperor
0366 On this day in history the Alamanni cross the frozen Rhine River in large numbers, invading the Roman Empire.
0533 John II begins his reign as Catholic Pope on January - 02.
1235 On January - 02 emperor Joseph II orders Jews of Galicia Austria to adopt family names
1492 Spain recaptures Granada from the Moors (Granada Day) on January - 02.
1514 On January - 02 william Smyth, English bishop and statesman (bc. 1460)
1570 On January - 02 tsar Ivan the Terrible march to Novgorod begins
1585 On January - 02 spain &Catholic France sign Saint League of Joinville
1585 On January - 02 spain & Catholic France sign Saint League of Joinville
1602 On January - 02 spanish forces in Ireland surrender to the English at Kinsdale
1602 On this day in history battle at Kinsale, Ireland: English army beats Spanish
1635 On this day in history cardinal Richelieu creates the Academie Francaise
1642 On January - 02 mehmed IV, sultan (Turkey)
1647 Nathaniel Bacon, leader of Bacon's Rebellion, Va (1676) on January - 02.
1678 Staatsoper Hamburg opens with Theiles "Adam und Eva" on this day in history.
1699 On this day in history osman III, sultan (Turkey)
1726 On January - 02 domenico Zipoli, composer, dies at 37
1727 On January - 02 james Wolfe, commanded British Army (captured Quebec)
1728 On January - 02 louis Barbiano de Belgioioso, Austrian count/diplomat in Belgium
1732 Franz Xaver Brixi, composer on January - 02.
1740 Johann Georg Weichenberger, composer, dies at 63 on January - 02.
1752 Philip Freneau, poet of American Revolution (The American Village) on January - 02.
1757 On this day in history british troops occupy Calcutta India
1759 On this day in history in Montreal, French Intendant Bigot cuts the bread ration in New France to half a pound per person per day.
1763 John Casteret earl Granville, English premier, dies at 72 on this day in history.
1776 On January - 02 austria ends interrogation torture
1776 First revolutionary flag displayed on January - 02.
1776 On January - 02 1st revolutionary flag displayed
1777 On January - 02 christian D Rauch, German sculptor
1780 On January - 02 johann Ludwig Krebs, composer, dies at 66
1788 Georgia is 4th state to ratify US constitution on this day in history.
1789 Franz Joseph Leonti Meyer von Schavensee, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.
1790 On January - 02 mozart's opera "Cosi fan tutti" premieres, Vienna