Historical Events In December - 02
Saturday, 02 December 2023
1409 The University of Leipzig opens on December - 02.
1620 Today in history english language newspaper "Namloos" begins publishing in Amsterdam
1682 On this day in history english earl of Shaftesbury flight to Amsterdam
1697 Today in history st Paul's Cathedral opens in London
1755 On December - 02 the second Eddystone Lighthouse is destroyed by fire.
1763 Touro shul of Newport RI dedicated (oldest existing US synagogue) on this day in history.
1777 Today in history british General Howe plots attack on Washington's army for Dec 4
1777 British Gen Howe plots attack on Washington's army for Dec 4 today in history.
1790 Today in history austrian army occupies Brussels
1802 On December - 02 english sell Suriname to Dutch
1804 On this day in history napoleon becomes first French emperor, placing crown on his own head