Historical Events In July - 02
Thursday, 02 July 2020
0310 Today in history pope Miltiades is elected.
0311 On July - 02 st Militiades begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0419 Today in history valentinian III, Roman emperor (425-55)
0626 Today in history in fear of assassination, Li Shimin ambushes and kills his rival brothers Li Yuanji and Li Jiancheng in the Incident at Xuanwu Gate. On September 4, Shimin's father abdicates in his favour and Shimin becomes Emperor Taizong of Tang, Emperor of China.
0706 Today in history in China, Emperor Zhongzong of Tang has the remains of Emperor Gaozong of Tang, his wife and recently-deceased ruling empress Wu Zetian, her son Li Xian, her grandson Li Chongrun, and granddaughter Li Xianhui all interred in a new tomb complex outside Chang'an known as the Qianling Mausoleum, located on Mount Liang.
0936 Today in history the German king Henry the Fowler dies at Memleben at age 60 after a 17-year reign in which he has created the Saxon army and founded Saxon town life
0963 The imperial army proclaims Nicephorus Phocas to be Emperor of the Romans on the plains outside Cappadocian Caesarea on July - 02.
1140 On this day in history hartbert becomes bishop of Utrecht
1214 Battle of La Roche-aux-Moines (Angers) on July - 02.
1298 Today in history battle on Hasenbuhl (Gollheim) between German kings Adolf & Albrecht I
1555 Today in history turgut Reis sacks the Italian city of Paola.