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Historical Events In December - 02

Friday, 03 July 2020

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

1381  John of Ruysbroeck, Flemish mystic on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history agostino Agazzari, composer  

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

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

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

1697  On this day in history st Paul's Cathedral opens in London  

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

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

1760  Joseph Graetz, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

1790  On this day in history austrian army occupies Brussels  

1802  English sell Suriname to Dutch on December - 02.  

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  Napoleon Bonaparte crowned Emperor of France on December - 02.  

1804  Napoleon Bonaparte is crowned emperor of France in Paris on December - 02.  

1805  The Battle of Austerlitz gives Napoleon a resounding victory over combined Austrian and Russian forces on this day in history.  

1805  On this day in history napoleon defeats Russians & Austrians at Austerlitz  

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  Agostino Agazzari, composer was born on December - 02.  

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

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 December - 02.  

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

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

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

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 December - 02 albrecht VI, archduke of Habsburg, dies  

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

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

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

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

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