Historical Events In August - 02
Tuesday, 19 February 2019
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 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 Ælfweard of Wessex on this day in history.
1002 On this day in history 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 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 On August - 02 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 this day in history johan Cicero, elect of Brandenburg (1486-99)
1492 Jews are expelled from Spain by King Ferdinand & Queen Isabella on August - 02.
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 this day in history french troops leave Flanders
1552 Treaty of Passau: Emperor Charles V accepts Lutheran religion on this day in history.
1578 Battle of Rijmenam on August - 02.
1581 On August - 02 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 On August - 02 henry Hudson enters bay later named after him, the Hudson Bay
1627 On August - 02 samuel Dircksz van Hoogstraten, Dutch painter
1632 On August - 02 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 this day in history austrian joins Triple Alliance
1723 On August - 02 nicolas de Pigage, French classical architect
1738 On this day in history france offers emperor Karel VI mediation in war against Turkey
1746 On this day in history joan Lucaz, Dutch journalist/patriot
1754 On this day in history pierre Charles L'Enfant, France, architect laid out Wash DC