Historical Events In August - 02
Saturday, 25 January 2020
0257 St Stephen I ends his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0257 On August - 02 stefanus I, bishop of Rome (254-57)/heretic fighter, dies
0640 Severinus, Italian Pope (640), dies on August - 02.
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 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 August - 02.
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 Johan Cicero, elect of Brandenburg (1486-99) on this day in history.
1492 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1542 French troops leave Flanders on this day in history.
1552 Treaty of Passau: Emperor Charles V accepts Lutheran religion on August - 02.
1578 Battle of Rijmenam on August - 02.
1581 On this day in history leiden University names Snellius math professor
1589 Henry III, king of Poland/France (1573-89), assassinated at 37 on this day in history.
1600 Arent van Dorp, Dutch governor of East-Zealand, dies at about 70 on this day in history.
1610 Henry Hudson enters bay later named after him, the Hudson Bay on this day in history.
1627 Samuel Dircksz van Hoogstraten, Dutch painter on August - 02.
1632 Kaspar von Stieler, German poet (Teutsche Wolredner) on this day in history.
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 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 Duke of Marlborough beats French & Bavarians at Blenheim on August - 02.
1718 Austrian joins Triple Alliance on August - 02.
1723 On August - 02 nicolas de Pigage, French classical architect
1738 France offers emperor Karel VI mediation in war against Turkey on August - 02.
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