Historical Events In August - 02
Saturday, 04 July 2020
0257 On August - 02 st Stephen I ends his reign as Catholic Pope
0257 Stefanus I, bishop of Rome (254-57)/heretic fighter, dies on this day in history.
0640 Severinus, Italian Pope (640), dies on August - 02.
0686 John V, 1st Greeks-Syrian Pope (685-86), dies on August - 02.
0924 Ă†lfweard of Wessex on this day in history.
1002 Abu Amir Mohammed ibn Abd allah ibn Mohammed ibn Abi Amir, dies at 64 on August - 02.
1057 Frederik van Lotharingen elected as 1st Belgium, Pope Stephen IX [X] on this day in history.
1075 John VIII Xiphilinus, theologian/patriarch of Constantinople, dies on August - 02.
1100 England's William II Rufus dies at age 44 after being struck by an arrow while hunting in the New Forest Sir Walter Tyrel is accused of having shot the arrow but flees the country to avoid a trial and then protests his innocence (Ralph of Aix is also accused) on this day in history.
1100 William II, [Rufus], king of England, shot in New Forest at 44 on August - 02.
1375 The first roller skating rink opens (London) on this day in history.
1455 On August - 02 johan Cicero, elect of Brandenburg (1486-99)
1492 On this day in history jews are expelled from Spain by King Ferdinand & Queen Isabella
1511 Andrew Barton, Scottish naval leader on this day in history.
1512 On August - 02 alessandro Achillini, Italian physician/philosopher, dies at 48
1542 On August - 02 french troops leave Flanders
1552 Treaty of Passau: Emperor Charles V accepts Lutheran religion on August - 02.
1578 Battle of Rijmenam on this day in history.
1581 On this day in history leiden University names Snellius math professor
1589 Henry III, king of Poland/France (1573-89), assassinated at 37 on August - 02.
1600 On August - 02 arent van Dorp, Dutch governor of East-Zealand, dies at about 70
1610 Henry Hudson enters bay later named after him, the Hudson Bay on this day in history.
1627 On this day in history samuel Dircksz van Hoogstraten, Dutch painter
1632 On this day in history kaspar von Stieler, German poet (Teutsche Wolredner)
1649 Elisabeth Bas, wife of Dutch Adm Swartenhondt, dies at about 78 on this day in history.
1655 On this day in history alfonso de la Cueva, Spanish marquis of Bedmar/diplomat, dies at 83
1665 On this day in history french expedition against Barbarians in Tunis/Algiers
1696 On August - 02 mahmud I, Sultan of Ottoman (Turkey) (1730-54)/fought Austria & Russia
1704 On August - 02 duke of Marlborough beats French & Bavarians at Blenheim
1718 Austrian joins Triple Alliance on August - 02.
1723 On August - 02 nicolas de Pigage, French classical architect
1738 France offers emperor Karel VI mediation in war against Turkey on this day in history.
1746 Joan Lucaz, Dutch journalist/patriot on this day in history.
1754 Pierre Charles L'Enfant, France, architect laid out Wash DC on August - 02.