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Historical Events In August - 02

Friday, 18 September 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 August - 02.  

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

0924  Ælfweard of Wessex on August - 02.  

1002  On August - 02 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  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 this day in history.  

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

1492  On this day in history jews are expelled from Spain by King Ferdinand & Queen Isabella  

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 August - 02.  

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

1610  Henry Hudson enters bay later named after him, the Hudson Bay on August - 02.  

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

1632  Kaspar von Stieler, German poet (Teutsche Wolredner) on this day in history.  

1649  Elisabeth Bas, wife of Dutch Adm Swartenhondt, dies at about 78 on August - 02.  

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  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  On this day in history austrian joins Triple Alliance  

1723  Nicolas de Pigage, French classical architect on this day in history.  

1738  On this day in history france offers emperor Karel VI mediation in war against Turkey  

1746  On this day in history joan Lucaz, Dutch journalist/patriot  

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

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

1627  Samuel Dircksz van Hoogstraten, Dutch painter was born on this day in history.  

1632  On August - 02 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  On August - 02 birth of mahmud I, Sultan of Ottoman (Turkey) (1730-54)/fought Austria & Russia  

1703  On this day in history 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  On this day in history 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 this day in history death of Ælfweard of Wessex  

1002  On August - 02 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 August - 02.  

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