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Historical Events In August - 02

Sunday, 03 July 2022

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  On August - 02 john V, 1st Greeks-Syrian Pope (685-86), dies  

0924  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  

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

1375  On this day in history the first roller skating rink opens (London)  

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

1492  On August - 02 jews are expelled from Spain by King Ferdinand & Queen Isabella  

1511  On this day in history andrew Barton, Scottish naval leader  

1512  On this day in history alessandro Achillini, Italian physician/philosopher, dies at 48  

1542  On this day in history french troops leave Flanders  

1552  On August - 02 treaty of Passau: Emperor Charles V accepts Lutheran religion  

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  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 August - 02.  

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

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 this day in history.  

1665  French expedition against Barbarians in Tunis/Algiers on this day in history.  

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  Austrian joins Triple Alliance on this day in history.  

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

1754  Pierre Charles L'Enfant, France, architect laid out Wash DC on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 02

Famous People Born On This Day In History

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

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

1627  On August - 02 birth of samuel Dircksz van Hoogstraten, Dutch painter  

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

1672  Johann Jakob Scheuchzer, Swiss scholar (d. 1733) was born on this day in history.  

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

1696  On this day in history birth of mahmud I, Sultan of Ottoman (Turkey) (1730-54)/fought Austria & Russia  

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

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

0686  On this day in history john V, 1st Greeks-Syrian Pope (685-86), dies  

0924  Death of Ælfweard of Wessex on this day in history.  

1002  On August - 02 abu Amir Mohammed ibn Abd allah ibn Mohammed ibn Abi Amir, dies at 64  

1075  John VIII Xiphilinus, theologian/patriarch of Constantinople, dies on this day in history.  

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

1222  On this day in history death of count Raymond VI of Toulouse (b. 1156)  

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