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