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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  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 02

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1455  Johan Cicero, elect of Brandenburg (1486-99) was born on this day in history.  

1533  Theodor Zwinger, Swiss scholar (d. 1588) was born on August - 02.  

1627  On this day in history birth of samuel Dircksz van Hoogstraten, Dutch painter  

1632  On this day in history birth of kaspar von Stieler, German poet (Teutsche Wolredner)  

1672  Johann Jakob Scheuchzer, Swiss scholar (d. 1733) was born on August - 02.  

1674  Philip II, Duke of Orléans, Regent of France (d. 1723) was born on August - 02.  

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

1703  Lorenzo Ricci, Italian Jesuit leader (d. 1775) was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In August - 02

Famous People Died 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 this day in history.  

0924  Death of Ælfweard of Wessex on August - 02.  

1002  On this day in history abu Amir Mohammed ibn Abd allah ibn Mohammed ibn Abi Amir, dies at 64  

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

1100  Death of William II, [Rufus], king of England, shot in New Forest at 44 on August - 02.  

1222  Death of Count Raymond VI of Toulouse (b. 1156) on this day in history.  

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