1348 On April - 02 birth of andronikos IV Palaiologos, Byzantine Emperor (d. 1385)
1565 Cornelis de Houtman, Dutch explorer (d. 1599) was born on this day in history.
1602 On this day in history birth of maria de Jesus de Agreda, [Maria Coronel], Spanish franciscan
1618 Francesco M Grimaldi, mathematician/physicist (light defraction) was born on this day in history.
1628 On this day in history birth of constantin Christian Dedekind, composer
1632 On April - 02 birth of georg Caspar Weckler, composer
1653 Prince George of Denmark, prince consort of Anne of England (d. 1708) was born on April - 02.
1711 Jan Punt, Dutch engraver/illustrator/actor (Gideonschool) was born on this day in history.
1118 On this day in history boudouin I, of Bologne/Edessa, 1st crusader/king of Jerusalem, dies
1272 On April - 02 death of richard, 1st Earl of Cornwall, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1209)
1335 Death of Duke Henry of Carinthia (b. circa 1265) on this day in history.
1412 On this day in history death of ruy Gonzáles de Clavijo, Spanish traveler and writer (b. ????)
1416 Ferdinand I, the Justified, king of Aragon/Sicily, dies at 52 on April - 02.
1502 On this day in history arthur, English crown prince/husband of Catharina of Aragon, dies
1507 Death of Francis of Paola, Italian founder of the Order of the Minims (b. 1416) on this day in history.
1640 Matthias C Sarbiewski, [Sarbievius], Polish jesuit/poet, dies at 45 on April - 02.