Historical Events In August - 02
Wednesday, 23 October 2019
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 On August - 02 severinus, Italian Pope (640), dies
0686 John V, 1st Greeks-Syrian Pope (685-86), dies on this day in history.
0924 Ă†lfweard of Wessex on this day in history.
1002 On August - 02 abu Amir Mohammed ibn Abd allah ibn Mohammed ibn Abi Amir, dies at 64
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 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 On this day in history william II, [Rufus], king of England, shot in New Forest at 44
1375 The first roller skating rink opens (London) on August - 02.
1455 Johan Cicero, elect of Brandenburg (1486-99) on August - 02.
1492 On August - 02 jews are expelled from Spain by King Ferdinand & Queen Isabella
1511 Andrew Barton, Scottish naval leader on this day in history.
1512 Alessandro Achillini, Italian physician/philosopher, dies at 48 on August - 02.
1542 French troops leave Flanders on this day in history.
1552 On this day in history treaty of Passau: Emperor Charles V accepts Lutheran religion
1578 On August - 02 battle of Rijmenam
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 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 August - 02.
1627 On August - 02 samuel Dircksz van Hoogstraten, Dutch painter
1632 Kaspar von Stieler, German poet (Teutsche Wolredner) on this day in history.
1649 On August - 02 elisabeth Bas, wife of Dutch Adm Swartenhondt, dies at about 78
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 Mahmud I, Sultan of Ottoman (Turkey) (1730-54)/fought Austria & Russia on August - 02.
1704 On August - 02 duke of Marlborough beats French & Bavarians at Blenheim
1718 On August - 02 austrian joins Triple Alliance
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 On this day in history joan Lucaz, Dutch journalist/patriot
1754 On August - 02 pierre Charles L'Enfant, France, architect laid out Wash DC