Historical Events In August - 02
Monday, 22 April 2019
0257 St Stephen I ends his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0257 On this day in history stefanus I, bishop of Rome (254-57)/heretic fighter, dies
0640 On August - 02 severinus, Italian Pope (640), dies
0686 On this day in history john V, 1st Greeks-Syrian Pope (685-86), dies
0924 Ælfweard of Wessex on August - 02.
1002 Abu Amir Mohammed ibn Abd allah ibn Mohammed ibn Abi Amir, dies at 64 on this day in history.
1057 On August - 02 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 William II, [Rufus], king of England, shot in New Forest at 44 on this day in history.
1375 On August - 02 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 this day in history.
1511 On this day in history andrew Barton, Scottish naval leader
1512 On this day in history alessandro Achillini, Italian physician/philosopher, dies at 48
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 this day in history 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 On August - 02 henry Hudson enters bay later named after him, the Hudson Bay
1627 Samuel Dircksz van Hoogstraten, Dutch painter on this day in history.
1632 On this day in history kaspar von Stieler, German poet (Teutsche Wolredner)
1649 Elisabeth Bas, wife of Dutch Adm Swartenhondt, dies at about 78 on August - 02.
1655 Alfonso de la Cueva, Spanish marquis of Bedmar/diplomat, dies at 83 on this day in history.
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 this day in history 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 On August - 02 france offers emperor Karel VI mediation in war against Turkey
1746 On August - 02 joan Lucaz, Dutch journalist/patriot
1754 On this day in history pierre Charles L'Enfant, France, architect laid out Wash DC