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Historical Events In August - 02

Monday, 14 June 2021

0257  On this day in history st Stephen I ends his reign as Catholic Pope  

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 this day in history.  

0924  On August - 02 Ælfweard of Wessex  

1002  Abu Amir Mohammed ibn Abd allah ibn Mohammed ibn Abi Amir, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

1057  On this day in history frederik van Lotharingen elected as 1st Belgium, Pope Stephen IX [X]  

1075  On August - 02 john VIII Xiphilinus, theologian/patriarch of Constantinople, dies  

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 August - 02.  

1455  On August - 02 johan Cicero, elect of Brandenburg (1486-99)  

1492  Jews are expelled from Spain by King Ferdinand & Queen Isabella on August - 02.  

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 this day in history.  

1578  Battle of Rijmenam on this day in history.  

1581  On August - 02 leiden University names Snellius math professor  

1589  Henry III, king of Poland/France (1573-89), assassinated at 37 on August - 02.  

1600  On this day in history arent van Dorp, Dutch governor of East-Zealand, dies at about 70  

1610  On this day in history henry Hudson enters bay later named after him, the Hudson Bay  

1627  Samuel Dircksz van Hoogstraten, Dutch painter on August - 02.  

1632  Kaspar von Stieler, German poet (Teutsche Wolredner) on August - 02.  

1649  Elisabeth Bas, wife of Dutch Adm Swartenhondt, dies at about 78 on this day in history.  

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  Mahmud I, Sultan of Ottoman (Turkey) (1730-54)/fought Austria & Russia on this day in history.  

1704  Duke of Marlborough beats French & Bavarians at Blenheim on August - 02.  

1718  On August - 02 austrian joins Triple Alliance  

1723  On August - 02 nicolas de Pigage, French classical architect  

1738  On August - 02 france offers emperor Karel VI mediation in war against Turkey  

1746  Joan Lucaz, Dutch journalist/patriot on this day in history.  

1754  On this day in history pierre Charles L'Enfant, France, architect laid out Wash DC  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 02

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1455  On this day in history birth of johan Cicero, elect of Brandenburg (1486-99)  

1533  On this day in history birth of theodor Zwinger, Swiss scholar (d. 1588)  

1627  Samuel Dircksz van Hoogstraten, Dutch painter was born on August - 02.  

1632  On August - 02 birth of kaspar von Stieler, German poet (Teutsche Wolredner)  

1672  On this day in history birth of johann Jakob Scheuchzer, Swiss scholar (d. 1733)  

1674  On August - 02 birth of philip II, Duke of Orléans, Regent of France (d. 1723)  

1696  Mahmud I, Sultan of Ottoman (Turkey) (1730-54)/fought Austria & Russia was born on August - 02.  

1703  On August - 02 birth of lorenzo Ricci, Italian Jesuit leader (d. 1775)  

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Famous Deaths In August - 02

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0257  Stefanus I, bishop of Rome (254-57)/heretic fighter, dies on this day in history.  

0640  On August - 02 severinus, Italian Pope (640), dies  

0686  John V, 1st Greeks-Syrian Pope (685-86), dies on August - 02.  

0924  Death of Ælfweard of Wessex on August - 02.  

1002  Abu Amir Mohammed ibn Abd allah ibn Mohammed ibn Abi Amir, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

1075  On August - 02 john VIII Xiphilinus, theologian/patriarch of Constantinople, dies  

1100  On this day in history death of william II, [Rufus], king of England, shot in New Forest at 44  

1222  Death of Count Raymond VI of Toulouse (b. 1156) on August - 02.  

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