Historical Events In August - 02
Friday, 14 December 2018
0257 St Stephen I ends his reign as Catholic Pope on August - 02.
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 August - 02.
0924 On this day in history Ælfweard of Wessex
1002 Abu Amir Mohammed ibn Abd allah ibn Mohammed ibn Abi Amir, dies at 64 on this day in history.
1057 On this day in history frederik van Lotharingen elected as 1st Belgium, Pope Stephen IX [X]
1075 On August - 02 john VIII Xiphilinus, theologian/patriarch of Constantinople, dies
1100 On this day in history 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 On this day in history the first roller skating rink opens (London)
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 August - 02.
1512 Alessandro Achillini, Italian physician/philosopher, dies at 48 on this day in history.
1542 French troops leave Flanders on August - 02.
1552 On this day in history treaty of Passau: Emperor Charles V accepts Lutheran religion
1578 Battle of Rijmenam on this day in history.
1581 Leiden University names Snellius math professor on this day in history.
1589 Henry III, king of Poland/France (1573-89), assassinated at 37 on this day in history.
1600 On this day in history arent van Dorp, Dutch governor of East-Zealand, dies at about 70
1610 On this day in history henry Hudson enters bay later named after him, the Hudson Bay
1627 On August - 02 samuel Dircksz van Hoogstraten, Dutch painter
1632 On this day in history kaspar von Stieler, German poet (Teutsche Wolredner)
1649 On this day in history 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 French expedition against Barbarians in Tunis/Algiers on this day in history.
1696 On this day in history mahmud I, Sultan of Ottoman (Turkey) (1730-54)/fought Austria & Russia
1704 Duke of Marlborough beats French & Bavarians at Blenheim on this day in history.
1718 On August - 02 austrian joins Triple Alliance
1723 Nicolas de Pigage, French classical architect on August - 02.
1738 France offers emperor Karel VI mediation in war against Turkey on this day in history.
1746 On August - 02 joan Lucaz, Dutch journalist/patriot
1754 Pierre Charles L'Enfant, France, architect laid out Wash DC on August - 02.