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Historical Events Happened In January - 02

Wednesday, 24 September 2014

0017  Publius Ovidius Naso, Roman poet, dies on this day in history.  

0069  Roman Lower Rhine army proclaims its commander, Vitellius, emperor on January - 02.  

0366  On January - 02 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 this day in history.  

1514  On January - 02 william Smyth, English bishop and statesman (bc. 1460)  

1570  Tsar Ivan the Terrible march to Novgorod begins on this day in history.  

1585  Spain &Catholic France sign Saint League of Joinville on this day in history.  

1585  Spain & Catholic France sign Saint League of Joinville on this day in history.  

1602  Spanish forces in Ireland surrender to the English at Kinsdale on this day in history.  

1602  On January - 02 battle at Kinsale, Ireland: English army beats Spanish  

1635  Cardinal Richelieu creates the Academie Francaise on this day in history.  

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 January - 02.  

1699  Osman III, sultan (Turkey) on this day in history.  

1726  On this day in history domenico Zipoli, composer, dies at 37  

1727  On this day in history james Wolfe, commanded British Army (captured Quebec)  

1728  Louis Barbiano de Belgioioso, Austrian count/diplomat in Belgium on this day in history.  

1732  On this day in history franz Xaver Brixi, composer  

1740  On January - 02 johann Georg Weichenberger, composer, dies at 63  

1752  On January - 02 philip Freneau, poet of American Revolution (The American Village)  

1757  On this day in history british troops occupy Calcutta India  

1759  In Montreal, French Intendant Bigot cuts the bread ration in New France to half a pound per person per day on this day in history.  

1763  On this day in history john Casteret earl Granville, English premier, dies at 72  

1776  Austria ends interrogation torture on this day in history.  

1776  On this day in history first revolutionary flag displayed  

1776  On this day in history 1st revolutionary flag displayed  

1777  On this day in history christian D Rauch, German sculptor  

1780  Johann Ludwig Krebs, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

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  Mozart's opera "Cosi fan tutti" premieres, Vienna on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 02

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1642  Mehmed IV, sultan (Turkey) was born on January - 02.  

1647  On January - 02 birth of nathaniel Bacon, leader of Bacon's Rebellion, Va (1676)  

1699  On January - 02 birth of osman III, sultan (Turkey)  

1713  On this day in history birth of marie Dumesnil, French actress (d. 1803)  

1719  On January - 02 birth of jacques-Alexandre Laffon de Ladebat, French shipbuilder (d. 1797)  

1727  On this day in history birth of james Wolfe, commanded British Army (captured Quebec)  

1728  On this day in history birth of louis Barbiano de Belgioioso, Austrian count/diplomat in Belgium  

1732  Franz Xaver Brixi, composer was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In January - 02

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0017  On this day in history publius Ovidius Naso, Roman poet, dies  

1512  Death of Svante, Regent of Sweden (b. 1460) on this day in history.  

1514  Death of William Smyth, English bishop and statesman (bc. 1460) on this day in history.  

1557  Death of Pontormo, Italian painter (b. 1494) on January - 02.  

1685  Death of Harbottle Grimston, English politician (b. 1603) on this day in history.  

1694  Death of Henry Booth, 1st Earl of Warrington, English politician (b. 1651) on January - 02.  

1726  Domenico Zipoli, composer, dies at 37 on January - 02.  

1740  Johann Georg Weichenberger, composer, dies at 63 on January - 02.