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 this day in history.
1602 On April - 02 birth of maria de Jesus de Agreda, [Maria Coronel], Spanish franciscan
1618 On April - 02 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 On April - 02 birth of prince George of Denmark, prince consort of Anne of England (d. 1708)
1711 On this day in history birth of jan Punt, Dutch engraver/illustrator/actor (Gideonschool)
1118 On April - 02 boudouin I, of Bologne/Edessa, 1st crusader/king of Jerusalem, dies
1272 Death of Richard, 1st Earl of Cornwall, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1209) on this day in history.
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 On April - 02 ferdinand I, the Justified, king of Aragon/Sicily, dies at 52
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 April - 02.
1640 Matthias C Sarbiewski, [Sarbievius], Polish jesuit/poet, dies at 45 on April - 02.