Historical Events In August - 02
Saturday, 23 October 2021
0257 St Stephen I ends his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0257 Stefanus I, bishop of Rome (254-57)/heretic fighter, dies on August - 02.
0640 Severinus, Italian Pope (640), dies on August - 02.
0686 John V, 1st Greeks-Syrian Pope (685-86), dies on August - 02.
0924 Ælfweard of Wessex on August - 02.
1002 On August - 02 abu Amir Mohammed ibn Abd allah ibn Mohammed ibn Abi Amir, dies at 64
1057 On August - 02 frederik van Lotharingen elected as 1st Belgium, Pope Stephen IX [X]
1075 John VIII Xiphilinus, theologian/patriarch of Constantinople, dies on this day in history.
1100 On August - 02 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)
1100 William II, [Rufus], king of England, shot in New Forest at 44 on August - 02.
1375 On this day in history the first roller skating rink opens (London)
1455 Johan Cicero, elect of Brandenburg (1486-99) on this day in history.
1492 On August - 02 jews are expelled from Spain by King Ferdinand & Queen Isabella
1511 On August - 02 andrew Barton, Scottish naval leader
1512 On this day in history alessandro Achillini, Italian physician/philosopher, dies at 48
1542 On August - 02 french troops leave Flanders
1552 On August - 02 treaty of Passau: Emperor Charles V accepts Lutheran religion
1578 Battle of Rijmenam on this day in history.
1581 On August - 02 leiden University names Snellius math professor
1589 On August - 02 henry III, king of Poland/France (1573-89), assassinated at 37
1600 On this day in history 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 Samuel Dircksz van Hoogstraten, Dutch painter on August - 02.
1632 Kaspar von Stieler, German poet (Teutsche Wolredner) on this day in history.
1649 Elisabeth Bas, wife of Dutch Adm Swartenhondt, dies at about 78 on August - 02.
1655 On August - 02 alfonso de la Cueva, Spanish marquis of Bedmar/diplomat, dies at 83
1665 French expedition against Barbarians in Tunis/Algiers on this day in history.
1696 On August - 02 mahmud I, Sultan of Ottoman (Turkey) (1730-54)/fought Austria & Russia
1704 On this day in history duke of Marlborough beats French & Bavarians at Blenheim
1718 Austrian joins Triple Alliance on August - 02.
1723 On this day in history nicolas de Pigage, French classical architect
1738 On August - 02 france offers emperor Karel VI mediation in war against Turkey
1746 On August - 02 joan Lucaz, Dutch journalist/patriot
1754 Pierre Charles L'Enfant, France, architect laid out Wash DC on this day in history.