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Historical Events In December - 02

Tuesday, 17 May 2022

0537  On December - 02 sylvester, Italian Pope (536-37), dies  

1381  On December - 02 john of Ruysbroeck, Flemish mystic  

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

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

1515  On this day in history gonzalo de Cordoba, Spanish general/strategist/viceroy of Naples, dies  

1578  On December - 02 agostino Agazzari, composer  

1592  On this day in history 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  English language newspaper "Namloos" begins publishing in Amsterdam on this day in history.  

1678  On December - 02 nicolaas S Cruquius, Dutch hydraulic engineer (drained Haarlemmermeer)  

1682  On this day in history english earl of Shaftesbury flight to Amsterdam  

1697  On December - 02 st Paul's Cathedral opens in London  

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

1723  On this day in history philip, French duke of Orleans/regent (1715-23)/PM (1723), dies  

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

1755  On December - 02 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 December - 02.  

1763  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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  English sell Suriname to Dutch on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1805  On this day in history the Battle of Austerlitz gives Napoleon a resounding victory over combined Austrian and Russian forces  

1805  Napoleon defeats Russians & Austrians at Austerlitz on this day in history.  

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 December - 02.  

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

1678  On December - 02 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  On December - 02 birth of ferdinand Konscak, Croatian explorer (d. 1759)  

1710  On this day in history birth of bertinazzi, Italian actor and writer (d. 1783)  

1728  On this day in history birth of ferdinando Galiani, Italian economist/philosopher/diplomat  

1738  On this day in history birth of richard Montgomery, Irish-born soldier (d. 1775)  

1754  On this day in history birth of william Cooper, American judge (d. 1809)  

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  Death of John of Ruysbroeck, Flemish mystic on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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