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Historical Events In December - 02

Saturday, 08 May 2021

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

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

1409  The University of Leipzig opens on this day in history.  

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

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

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 December - 02.  

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 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  Touro shul of Newport RI dedicated (oldest existing US synagogue) on this day in history.  

1763  On this day in history carl August Thielo, composer, dies at 56  

1774  On December - 02 johann Friedrich Agricola, German (court)composer/organist, dies at 54  

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

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

1777  Henry Doeff, colonialist (wrote Dutch-Japanese dictionary) on this day in history.  

1790  Austrian army occupies Brussels on this day in history.  

1802  On December - 02 english sell Suriname to Dutch  

1802  Melancthon Smith Wade, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1868 on this day in history.  

1804  On this day in history napoleon becomes first French emperor, placing crown on his own head  

1804  On this day in history napoleon Bonaparte crowned Emperor of France  

1804  On this day in history 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  On December - 02 prince Willem Frederik accepts constitutional monarchy  

1813  On this day in history jacob Rosenhaim, composer  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 02

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1578  On December - 02 birth of agostino Agazzari, composer  

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

1694  On this day in history birth of william Shirley, Colonial Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1771)  

1703  On this day in history birth of ferdinand Konscak, Croatian explorer (d. 1759)  

1710  Bertinazzi, Italian actor and writer (d. 1783) was born on December - 02.  

1728  Ferdinando Galiani, Italian economist/philosopher/diplomat was born on this day in history.  

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

1754  William Cooper, American judge (d. 1809) was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In December - 02

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0537  Sylvester, Italian Pope (536-37), dies on this day in history.  

1348  On this day in history death of emperor Hanazono of Japan (b. 1297)  

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

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

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

1552  Death of Francis Xavier, Spanish Catholic missionary (b. 1506) on December - 02.  

1592  Alexander Farnese, land guardian of Neth (1579-92), dies at 46 on this day in history.  

1615  On this day in history death of louis des Balbes de Berton de Crillon, French general  

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