Historical Events In August - 02
Saturday, 06 March 2021
0257 On this day in history st Stephen I ends his reign as Catholic Pope
0257 Stefanus I, bishop of Rome (254-57)/heretic fighter, dies on August - 02.
0640 Severinus, Italian Pope (640), dies on August - 02.
0686 On August - 02 john V, 1st Greeks-Syrian Pope (685-86), dies
0924 On August - 02 Ælfweard of Wessex
1002 Abu Amir Mohammed ibn Abd allah ibn Mohammed ibn Abi Amir, dies at 64 on August - 02.
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 August - 02.
1100 On this day in history 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)
1100 On this day in history william II, [Rufus], king of England, shot in New Forest at 44
1375 On this day in history the first roller skating rink opens (London)
1455 Johan Cicero, elect of Brandenburg (1486-99) on August - 02.
1492 On this day in history jews are expelled from Spain by King Ferdinand & Queen Isabella
1511 Andrew Barton, Scottish naval leader on this day in history.
1512 On August - 02 alessandro Achillini, Italian physician/philosopher, dies at 48
1542 French troops leave Flanders on August - 02.
1552 On this day in history treaty of Passau: Emperor Charles V accepts Lutheran religion
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 this day in history henry Hudson enters bay later named after him, the Hudson Bay
1627 Samuel Dircksz van Hoogstraten, Dutch painter on this day in history.
1632 Kaspar von Stieler, German poet (Teutsche Wolredner) on this day in history.
1649 On August - 02 elisabeth Bas, wife of Dutch Adm Swartenhondt, dies at about 78
1655 Alfonso de la Cueva, Spanish marquis of Bedmar/diplomat, dies at 83 on August - 02.
1665 French expedition against Barbarians in Tunis/Algiers on this day in history.
1696 On August - 02 mahmud I, Sultan of Ottoman (Turkey) (1730-54)/fought Austria & Russia
1704 On August - 02 duke of Marlborough beats French & Bavarians at Blenheim
1718 On this day in history austrian joins Triple Alliance
1723 Nicolas de Pigage, French classical architect on August - 02.
1738 France offers emperor Karel VI mediation in war against Turkey on August - 02.
1746 On this day in history joan Lucaz, Dutch journalist/patriot
1754 On this day in history pierre Charles L'Enfant, France, architect laid out Wash DC