Historical Events In April - 02
Monday, 01 March 2021
0742 The birth of Charlemagne, French emperor on April - 02.
0742 Charlemagne, 1st Holy Roman emperor (800-14) on this day in history.
0999 On this day in history gerbert of Aurillac elected as 1st French Pope
1118 On this day in history boudouin I, of Bologne/Edessa, 1st crusader/king of Jerusalem, dies
1416 Alfonso V succeeds his father as king of Aragon on April - 02.
1416 Ferdinand I, the Justified, king of Aragon/Sicily, dies at 52 on this day in history.
1453 Mehmed II begins his siege of Constantinople (İstanbul), which would fall on May 29 on this day in history.
1502 Arthur, English crown prince/husband of Catharina of Aragon, dies on this day in history.
1513 On April - 02 florida discovered, claimed for Spain by Ponce de Le¢n
1513 On this day in history 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 April - 02.
1590 On April - 02 states-General appoints earl Mauritius, viceroy of Utrecht
1595 Cornelis de Houtman's ships depart to Asia through Cape of Good Hope on this day in history.
1602 On this day in history maria de Jesus de Agreda, [Maria Coronel], Spanish franciscan
1618 Francesco M Grimaldi, mathematician/physicist (light defraction) on this day in history.
1628 On this day in history constantin Christian Dedekind, composer
1632 On April - 02 georg Caspar Weckler, composer
1640 On this day in history matthias C Sarbiewski, [Sarbievius], Polish jesuit/poet, dies at 45
1645 Robert Devereux resigns as parliament supreme commander on this day in history.
1657 On this day in history ferdinand III, King of Hungarian/Bohemia/German Emperor, dies at 48
1705 Johann Lohner, composer, dies at 59 on this day in history.
1711 On this day in history jan Punt, Dutch engraver/illustrator/actor (Gideonschool)
1713 Onno Zwier van Haren, Frisian poet (Fatherland) on April - 02.
1725 On April - 02 the birth of Giacomo Casanova, Italian lover, writer and philosopher
1725 Casanova, writer on April - 02.
1728 On April - 02 franz Asplmayr, composer
1733 On April - 02 giacomo Tritto, composer
1735 On April - 02 christian Gotthilf Tag, composer
1740 Armand-Gaston Camus, French CEO (Council of 500) on this day in history.
1745 On April - 02 austria & Bavaria sign peace
1747 On April - 02 johann J Dillenius, German botanist, dies at 63
1755 Commodore William James captures the pirate fortress of Suvarnadurg on west coast of India on April - 02.
1758 Johann Balthasar Konig, composer, dies at 67 on April - 02.