Historical Events In April - 02
Saturday, 24 August 2019
0742 On this day in history the birth of Charlemagne, French emperor
0742 On this day in history charlemagne, 1st Holy Roman emperor (800-14)
0999 Gerbert of Aurillac elected as 1st French Pope on this day in history.
1118 Boudouin I, of Bologne/Edessa, 1st crusader/king of Jerusalem, dies on April - 02.
1416 On April - 02 alfonso V succeeds his father as king of Aragon
1416 Ferdinand I, the Justified, king of Aragon/Sicily, dies at 52 on this day in history.
1453 On this day in history mehmed II begins his siege of Constantinople (Ä°stanbul), which would fall on May 29.
1502 On this day in history arthur, English crown prince/husband of Catharina of Aragon, dies
1513 Florida discovered, claimed for Spain by Ponce de Le¢n on April - 02.
1513 On April - 02 florida discovered, claimed for Spain by Ponce de Leon
1550 Jews are expelled from Genoa Italy on April - 02.
1559 England/France signs 1st Treaty of Le Cateau-CambrĂ©sis on this day in history.
1590 States-General appoints earl Mauritius, viceroy of Utrecht on April - 02.
1595 Cornelis de Houtman's ships depart to Asia through Cape of Good Hope on this day in history.
1602 On April - 02 maria de Jesus de Agreda, [Maria Coronel], Spanish franciscan
1618 On April - 02 francesco M Grimaldi, mathematician/physicist (light defraction)
1628 On April - 02 constantin Christian Dedekind, composer
1632 On this day in history georg Caspar Weckler, composer
1640 On April - 02 matthias C Sarbiewski, [Sarbievius], Polish jesuit/poet, dies at 45
1645 On April - 02 robert Devereux resigns as parliament supreme commander
1657 On this day in history ferdinand III, King of Hungarian/Bohemia/German Emperor, dies at 48
1705 Johann Lohner, composer, dies at 59 on this day in history.
1711 On this day in history jan Punt, Dutch engraver/illustrator/actor (Gideonschool)
1713 On April - 02 onno Zwier van Haren, Frisian poet (Fatherland)
1725 On April - 02 the birth of Giacomo Casanova, Italian lover, writer and philosopher
1725 On this day in history casanova, writer
1728 On April - 02 franz Asplmayr, composer
1733 On April - 02 giacomo Tritto, composer
1735 Christian Gotthilf Tag, composer on this day in history.
1740 On this day in history armand-Gaston Camus, French CEO (Council of 500)
1745 On this day in history austria & Bavaria sign peace
1747 On this day in history johann J Dillenius, German botanist, dies at 63
1755 On April - 02 commodore William James captures the pirate fortress of Suvarnadurg on west coast of India.
1758 On this day in history johann Balthasar Konig, composer, dies at 67