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Historical Events In December - 02

Tuesday, 27 September 2022

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

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

1409  The University of Leipzig opens on December - 02.  

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

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 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 December - 02 english language newspaper "Namloos" begins publishing in Amsterdam  

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

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 December - 02.  

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

1755  The second Eddystone Lighthouse is destroyed by fire on this day in history.  

1760  On December - 02 joseph Graetz, composer  

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

1763  Carl August Thielo, composer, dies at 56 on December - 02.  

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 this day in history.  

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

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

1790  Austrian army occupies Brussels on December - 02.  

1802  On December - 02 english sell Suriname to Dutch  

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

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

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

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

1813  On this day in history prince Willem Frederik accepts constitutional monarchy  

1813  Jacob Rosenhaim, composer on December - 02.  

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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  On this day in history 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 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.  

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

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

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  

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 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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