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Historical Events In December - 02

Thursday, 04 March 2021

0537  Sylvester, Italian Pope (536-37), dies on December - 02.  

1381  John of Ruysbroeck, Flemish mystic on December - 02.  

1409  The University of Leipzig opens on December - 02.  

1463  On this day in history albrecht VI, archduke of Habsburg, dies  

1515  On December - 02 gonzalo de Cordoba, Spanish general/strategist/viceroy of Naples, dies  

1578  Agostino Agazzari, composer on December - 02.  

1592  On December - 02 alexander Farnese, land guardian of Neth (1579-92), dies at 46  

1615  Louis des Balbes de Berton de Crillon, French general on this day in history.  

1620  On this day in history english language newspaper "Namloos" begins publishing in Amsterdam  

1678  Nicolaas S Cruquius, Dutch hydraulic engineer (drained Haarlemmermeer) on this day in history.  

1682  English earl of Shaftesbury flight to Amsterdam on this day in history.  

1697  St Paul's Cathedral opens in London on December - 02.  

1719  Pasquier Quesnel, French theologist (La Foi), dies at 85 on this day in history.  

1723  On December - 02 philip, French duke of Orleans/regent (1715-23)/PM (1723), dies  

1728  Ferdinando Galiani, Italian economist/philosopher/diplomat on December - 02.  

1755  On this day in history the second Eddystone Lighthouse is destroyed by fire.  

1760  On this day in history joseph Graetz, composer  

1763  On December - 02 touro shul of Newport RI dedicated (oldest existing US synagogue)  

1763  On December - 02 carl August Thielo, composer, dies at 56  

1774  On this day in history johann Friedrich Agricola, German (court)composer/organist, dies at 54  

1777  British General Howe plots attack on Washington's army for Dec 4 on December - 02.  

1777  On this day in history british Gen Howe plots attack on Washington's army for Dec 4  

1777  On December - 02 henry Doeff, colonialist (wrote Dutch-Japanese dictionary)  

1790  Austrian army occupies Brussels on this day in history.  

1802  On this day in history english sell Suriname to Dutch  

1802  Melancthon Smith Wade, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1868 on December - 02.  

1804  On December - 02 napoleon becomes first French emperor, placing crown on his own head  

1804  Napoleon Bonaparte crowned Emperor of France on December - 02.  

1804  On December - 02 napoleon Bonaparte is crowned emperor of France in Paris  

1805  The Battle of Austerlitz gives Napoleon a resounding victory over combined Austrian and Russian forces on December - 02.  

1805  Napoleon defeats Russians & Austrians at Austerlitz on December - 02.  

1812  On December - 02 james Madison re-elected president of US, E Gerry vice-pres  

1813  On December - 02 prince Willem Frederik accepts constitutional monarchy  

1813  Jacob Rosenhaim, composer on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 02

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1578  Agostino Agazzari, composer was born on this day in history.  

1678  Nicolaas S Cruquius, Dutch hydraulic engineer (drained Haarlemmermeer) was born on December - 02.  

1694  On December - 02 birth of william Shirley, Colonial Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1771)  

1703  Ferdinand Konscak, Croatian explorer (d. 1759) was born on this day in history.  

1710  On December - 02 birth of bertinazzi, Italian actor and writer (d. 1783)  

1728  Ferdinando Galiani, Italian economist/philosopher/diplomat was born on December - 02.  

1738  Richard Montgomery, Irish-born soldier (d. 1775) was born on December - 02.  

1754  On December - 02 birth of william Cooper, American judge (d. 1809)  

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Famous Deaths In December - 02

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0537  On this day in history sylvester, Italian Pope (536-37), dies  

1348  Death of Emperor Hanazono of Japan (b. 1297) on this day in history.  

1381  On December - 02 death of john of Ruysbroeck, Flemish mystic  

1463  Albrecht VI, archduke of Habsburg, dies on December - 02.  

1515  Gonzalo de Cordoba, Spanish general/strategist/viceroy of Naples, dies on this day in history.  

1552  On December - 02 death of francis Xavier, Spanish Catholic missionary (b. 1506)  

1592  On this day in history alexander Farnese, land guardian of Neth (1579-92), dies at 46  

1615  Death of Louis des Balbes de Berton de Crillon, French general on December - 02.  

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