Historical Events In April - 02
Thursday, 24 September 2020
0742 On April - 02 the birth of Charlemagne, French emperor
0742 Charlemagne, 1st Holy Roman emperor (800-14) on this day in history.
0999 On April - 02 gerbert of Aurillac elected as 1st French Pope
1118 On April - 02 boudouin I, of Bologne/Edessa, 1st crusader/king of Jerusalem, dies
1416 On this day in history alfonso V succeeds his father as king of Aragon
1416 On April - 02 ferdinand I, the Justified, king of Aragon/Sicily, dies at 52
1453 Mehmed II begins his siege of Constantinople (İstanbul), which would fall on May 29 on this day in history.
1502 On this day in history arthur, English crown prince/husband of Catharina of Aragon, dies
1513 On April - 02 florida discovered, claimed for Spain by Ponce de Le¢n
1513 On April - 02 florida discovered, claimed for Spain by Ponce de Leon
1550 Jews are expelled from Genoa Italy on April - 02.
1559 England/France signs 1st Treaty of Le Cateau-Cambrésis on this day in history.
1590 On April - 02 states-General appoints earl Mauritius, viceroy of Utrecht
1595 On April - 02 cornelis de Houtman's ships depart to Asia through Cape of Good Hope
1602 On April - 02 maria de Jesus de Agreda, [Maria Coronel], Spanish franciscan
1618 Francesco M Grimaldi, mathematician/physicist (light defraction) on this day in history.
1628 On April - 02 constantin Christian Dedekind, composer
1632 On this day in history georg Caspar Weckler, composer
1640 Matthias C Sarbiewski, [Sarbievius], Polish jesuit/poet, dies at 45 on this day in history.
1645 Robert Devereux resigns as parliament supreme commander on this day in history.
1657 On April - 02 ferdinand III, King of Hungarian/Bohemia/German Emperor, dies at 48
1705 On April - 02 johann Lohner, composer, dies at 59
1711 On April - 02 jan Punt, Dutch engraver/illustrator/actor (Gideonschool)
1713 On this day in history onno Zwier van Haren, Frisian poet (Fatherland)
1725 The birth of Giacomo Casanova, Italian lover, writer and philosopher on April - 02.
1725 On this day in history casanova, writer
1728 On this day in history franz Asplmayr, composer
1733 Giacomo Tritto, composer on this day in history.
1735 Christian Gotthilf Tag, composer on April - 02.
1740 On April - 02 armand-Gaston Camus, French CEO (Council of 500)
1745 Austria & Bavaria sign peace on April - 02.
1747 On this day in history johann J Dillenius, German botanist, dies at 63
1755 On this day in history commodore William James captures the pirate fortress of Suvarnadurg on west coast of India.
1758 Johann Balthasar Konig, composer, dies at 67 on April - 02.