Historical Events In April - 02
Saturday, 23 January 2021
0742 On this day in history the birth of Charlemagne, French emperor
0742 Charlemagne, 1st Holy Roman emperor (800-14) on this day in history.
0999 On this day in history gerbert of Aurillac elected as 1st French Pope
1118 On April - 02 boudouin I, of Bologne/Edessa, 1st crusader/king of Jerusalem, dies
1416 Alfonso V succeeds his father as king of Aragon on April - 02.
1416 On this day in history ferdinand I, the Justified, king of Aragon/Sicily, dies at 52
1453 Mehmed II begins his siege of Constantinople (İstanbul), which would fall on May 29 on April - 02.
1502 On this day in history arthur, English crown prince/husband of Catharina of Aragon, dies
1513 On April - 02 florida discovered, claimed for Spain by Ponce de Le¢n
1513 Florida discovered, claimed for Spain by Ponce de Leon on this day in history.
1550 On this day in history jews are expelled from Genoa Italy
1559 England/France signs 1st Treaty of Le Cateau-Cambrésis on this day in history.
1590 States-General appoints earl Mauritius, viceroy of Utrecht on April - 02.
1595 On April - 02 cornelis de Houtman's ships depart to Asia through Cape of Good Hope
1602 On this day in history maria de Jesus de Agreda, [Maria Coronel], Spanish franciscan
1618 On this day in history francesco M Grimaldi, mathematician/physicist (light defraction)
1628 On April - 02 constantin Christian Dedekind, composer
1632 On April - 02 georg Caspar Weckler, composer
1640 Matthias C Sarbiewski, [Sarbievius], Polish jesuit/poet, dies at 45 on April - 02.
1645 Robert Devereux resigns as parliament supreme commander on April - 02.
1657 On April - 02 ferdinand III, King of Hungarian/Bohemia/German Emperor, dies at 48
1705 On this day in history johann Lohner, composer, dies at 59
1711 Jan Punt, Dutch engraver/illustrator/actor (Gideonschool) on this day in history.
1713 Onno Zwier van Haren, Frisian poet (Fatherland) on April - 02.
1725 On this day in history the birth of Giacomo Casanova, Italian lover, writer and philosopher
1725 Casanova, writer on this day in history.
1728 On this day in history franz Asplmayr, composer
1733 On April - 02 giacomo Tritto, composer
1735 On April - 02 christian Gotthilf Tag, composer
1740 Armand-Gaston Camus, French CEO (Council of 500) on this day in history.
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