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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In July - 02

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1029  Caliph Al-Mustansir of Cairo (d. 1094) was born on July - 02.  

1262  Today in history birth of arthur II, Duke of Brittany (d. 1312)  

1363  Mary, Queen of Sicily (d. 1401) was born on July - 02.  

1489  Thomas Cranmer, England, archbishop/reformer/martyr was born on this day in history.  

1492  On July - 02 birth of elizabeth Tudor, English princess (d. 1495)  

1581  On July - 02 birth of johann Staden, composer  

1589  Guillaume van Messaus, composer was born on July - 02.  

1636  Daniel Speer, composer was born today in history.  

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Famous Deaths In July - 02

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0783  Bert(h)a/Berthrada, mother of Charles the Great, dies today in history.  

0936  Henry I the Vogelaar, German king (919-36)/duke of Saxon 912-36, dies today in history.  

1298  Adolf van Nassau, RC-German king (1292-98), dies in battle at about 43 today in history.  

1504  Today in history stefanus III Bogdanowitsj, ruler of Moldavia (1457-1504), dies  

1566  Nostradamus, [Michel de Nostre-Dam], French astrologist, dies at 62 today in history.  

1582  Death of Akechi Mitsuhide, Japanese samurai (b. 1528) today in history.  

1591  On July - 02 death of vincenzo Galilei, Italian composer (b. 1520)  

1619  Olivier de Serres, French farming pioneer (silkworms), dies on July - 02.  

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