Historical Events In August - 02
Friday, 18 September 2020
0257 St Stephen I ends his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0257 On August - 02 stefanus I, bishop of Rome (254-57)/heretic fighter, dies
0640 Severinus, Italian Pope (640), dies on August - 02.
0686 John V, 1st Greeks-Syrian Pope (685-86), dies on August - 02.
0924 Ælfweard of Wessex on August - 02.
1002 On August - 02 abu Amir Mohammed ibn Abd allah ibn Mohammed ibn Abi Amir, dies at 64
1057 On August - 02 frederik van Lotharingen elected as 1st Belgium, Pope Stephen IX [X]
1075 John VIII Xiphilinus, theologian/patriarch of Constantinople, dies on this day in history.
1100 England's William II Rufus dies at age 44 after being struck by an arrow while hunting in the New Forest Sir Walter Tyrel is accused of having shot the arrow but flees the country to avoid a trial and then protests his innocence (Ralph of Aix is also accused) on August - 02.
1100 On this day in history william II, [Rufus], king of England, shot in New Forest at 44
1375 The first roller skating rink opens (London) on this day in history.
1455 On this day in history johan Cicero, elect of Brandenburg (1486-99)
1492 On this day in history jews are expelled from Spain by King Ferdinand & Queen Isabella
1511 On August - 02 andrew Barton, Scottish naval leader
1512 Alessandro Achillini, Italian physician/philosopher, dies at 48 on August - 02.
1542 On August - 02 french troops leave Flanders
1552 Treaty of Passau: Emperor Charles V accepts Lutheran religion on August - 02.
1578 Battle of Rijmenam on August - 02.
1581 Leiden University names Snellius math professor on August - 02.
1589 Henry III, king of Poland/France (1573-89), assassinated at 37 on this day in history.
1600 On this day in history arent van Dorp, Dutch governor of East-Zealand, dies at about 70
1610 Henry Hudson enters bay later named after him, the Hudson Bay on August - 02.
1627 On August - 02 samuel Dircksz van Hoogstraten, Dutch painter
1632 Kaspar von Stieler, German poet (Teutsche Wolredner) on this day in history.
1649 Elisabeth Bas, wife of Dutch Adm Swartenhondt, dies at about 78 on August - 02.
1655 Alfonso de la Cueva, Spanish marquis of Bedmar/diplomat, dies at 83 on August - 02.
1665 On August - 02 french expedition against Barbarians in Tunis/Algiers
1696 On this day in history mahmud I, Sultan of Ottoman (Turkey) (1730-54)/fought Austria & Russia
1704 Duke of Marlborough beats French & Bavarians at Blenheim on August - 02.
1718 On this day in history austrian joins Triple Alliance
1723 Nicolas de Pigage, French classical architect on this day in history.
1738 On this day in history france offers emperor Karel VI mediation in war against Turkey
1746 On this day in history joan Lucaz, Dutch journalist/patriot
1754 Pierre Charles L'Enfant, France, architect laid out Wash DC on this day in history.