1348 On this day in history birth of andronikos IV Palaiologos, Byzantine Emperor (d. 1385)
1565 On this day in history birth of cornelis de Houtman, Dutch explorer (d. 1599)
1602 Maria de Jesus de Agreda, [Maria Coronel], Spanish franciscan was born on April - 02.
1618 On April - 02 birth of francesco M Grimaldi, mathematician/physicist (light defraction)
1628 Constantin Christian Dedekind, composer was born on April - 02.
1632 Georg Caspar Weckler, composer was born on this day in history.
1653 On this day in history birth of prince George of Denmark, prince consort of Anne of England (d. 1708)
1711 Jan Punt, Dutch engraver/illustrator/actor (Gideonschool) was born on this day in history.
1118 On April - 02 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 April - 02.
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 On April - 02 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 On this day in history matthias C Sarbiewski, [Sarbievius], Polish jesuit/poet, dies at 45