Historical Events In August - 02
Saturday, 04 April 2020
0257 On this day in history 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 this day in history severinus, Italian Pope (640), dies
0686 On this day in history john V, 1st Greeks-Syrian Pope (685-86), dies
0924 On August - 02 Ă†lfweard of Wessex
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 On this day in history john VIII Xiphilinus, theologian/patriarch of Constantinople, dies
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 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 Jews are expelled from Spain by King Ferdinand & Queen Isabella on this day in history.
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 this day in history french troops leave Flanders
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 On August - 02 leiden University names Snellius math professor
1589 On this day in history 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 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 this day in history.
1655 On August - 02 alfonso de la Cueva, Spanish marquis of Bedmar/diplomat, dies at 83
1665 On August - 02 french expedition against Barbarians in Tunis/Algiers
1696 Mahmud I, Sultan of Ottoman (Turkey) (1730-54)/fought Austria & Russia on August - 02.
1704 Duke of Marlborough beats French & Bavarians at Blenheim on this day in history.
1718 Austrian joins Triple Alliance on this day in history.
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 August - 02 pierre Charles L'Enfant, France, architect laid out Wash DC