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Historical Events In December - 02

Monday, 21 September 2020

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

1381  On this day in history john of Ruysbroeck, Flemish mystic  

1409  The University of Leipzig opens on December - 02.  

1463  Albrecht VI, archduke of Habsburg, dies on this day in history.  

1515  Gonzalo de Cordoba, Spanish general/strategist/viceroy of Naples, dies on December - 02.  

1578  Agostino Agazzari, composer on this day in history.  

1592  Alexander Farnese, land guardian of Neth (1579-92), dies at 46 on December - 02.  

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

1620  English language newspaper "Namloos" begins publishing in Amsterdam on December - 02.  

1678  On this day in history nicolaas S Cruquius, Dutch hydraulic engineer (drained Haarlemmermeer)  

1682  English earl of Shaftesbury flight to Amsterdam on December - 02.  

1697  St Paul's Cathedral opens in London on this day in history.  

1719  Pasquier Quesnel, French theologist (La Foi), dies at 85 on December - 02.  

1723  Philip, French duke of Orleans/regent (1715-23)/PM (1723), dies on this day in history.  

1728  On December - 02 ferdinando Galiani, Italian economist/philosopher/diplomat  

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

1760  On December - 02 joseph Graetz, composer  

1763  On this day in history touro shul of Newport RI dedicated (oldest existing US synagogue)  

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

1774  Johann Friedrich Agricola, German (court)composer/organist, dies at 54 on December - 02.  

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

1777  On December - 02 british Gen Howe plots attack on Washington's army for Dec 4  

1777  On this day in history henry Doeff, colonialist (wrote Dutch-Japanese dictionary)  

1790  On this day in history austrian army occupies Brussels  

1802  On this day in history english sell Suriname to Dutch  

1802  On December - 02 melancthon Smith Wade, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1868  

1804  Napoleon becomes first French emperor, placing crown on his own head on December - 02.  

1804  On December - 02 napoleon Bonaparte crowned Emperor of France  

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

1805  On December - 02 the Battle of Austerlitz gives Napoleon a resounding victory over combined Austrian and Russian forces  

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

1812  James Madison re-elected president of US, E Gerry vice-pres on this day in history.  

1813  Prince Willem Frederik accepts constitutional monarchy on this day in history.  

1813  On December - 02 jacob Rosenhaim, composer  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 02

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1578  On this day in history birth of agostino Agazzari, composer  

1678  On this day in history birth of nicolaas S Cruquius, Dutch hydraulic engineer (drained Haarlemmermeer)  

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  Bertinazzi, Italian actor and writer (d. 1783) was born on this day in history.  

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

1738  Richard Montgomery, Irish-born soldier (d. 1775) was born on this day in history.  

1754  On this day in history 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 December - 02 sylvester, Italian Pope (536-37), dies  

1348  On December - 02 death of emperor Hanazono of Japan (b. 1297)  

1381  On this day in history death of john of Ruysbroeck, Flemish mystic  

1463  On December - 02 albrecht VI, archduke of Habsburg, dies  

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  Alexander Farnese, land guardian of Neth (1579-92), dies at 46 on December - 02.  

1615  On December - 02 death of louis des Balbes de Berton de Crillon, French general  

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