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