Historical Events In August - 02
Tuesday, 07 July 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 this day in history.
0686 On this day in history john V, 1st Greeks-Syrian Pope (685-86), dies
0924 On August - 02 Ælfweard of Wessex
1002 On August - 02 abu Amir Mohammed ibn Abd allah ibn Mohammed ibn Abi Amir, dies at 64
1057 Frederik van Lotharingen elected as 1st Belgium, Pope Stephen IX [X] on August - 02.
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 August - 02 william II, [Rufus], king of England, shot in New Forest at 44
1375 The first roller skating rink opens (London) on August - 02.
1455 Johan Cicero, elect of Brandenburg (1486-99) on August - 02.
1492 Jews are expelled from Spain by King Ferdinand & Queen Isabella on August - 02.
1511 Andrew Barton, Scottish naval leader on August - 02.
1512 Alessandro Achillini, Italian physician/philosopher, dies at 48 on this day in history.
1542 French troops leave Flanders on August - 02.
1552 Treaty of Passau: Emperor Charles V accepts Lutheran religion on August - 02.
1578 On this day in history battle of Rijmenam
1581 Leiden University names Snellius math professor on August - 02.
1589 Henry III, king of Poland/France (1573-89), assassinated at 37 on August - 02.
1600 Arent van Dorp, Dutch governor of East-Zealand, dies at about 70 on August - 02.
1610 On August - 02 henry Hudson enters bay later named after him, the Hudson Bay
1627 Samuel Dircksz van Hoogstraten, Dutch painter on this day in history.
1632 On August - 02 kaspar von Stieler, German poet (Teutsche Wolredner)
1649 On this day in history elisabeth Bas, wife of Dutch Adm Swartenhondt, dies at about 78
1655 On August - 02 alfonso de la Cueva, Spanish marquis of Bedmar/diplomat, dies at 83
1665 On this day in history 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 On this day in history duke of Marlborough beats French & Bavarians at Blenheim
1718 On August - 02 austrian joins Triple Alliance
1723 On August - 02 nicolas de Pigage, French classical architect
1738 France offers emperor Karel VI mediation in war against Turkey on this day in history.
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