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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  

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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  On this day in history birth of theodor Zwinger, Swiss scholar (d. 1588)  

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

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  On this day in history birth of philip II, Duke of Orléans, Regent of France (d. 1723)  

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)  

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Famous Deaths In August - 02

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0257  Stefanus I, bishop of Rome (254-57)/heretic fighter, dies on August - 02.  

0640  On August - 02 severinus, Italian Pope (640), dies  

0686  On August - 02 john V, 1st Greeks-Syrian Pope (685-86), dies  

0924  On this day in history death of Ælfweard of Wessex  

1002  Abu Amir Mohammed ibn Abd allah ibn Mohammed ibn Abi Amir, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

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

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

1222  On August - 02 death of count Raymond VI of Toulouse (b. 1156)  

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