Historical Events In August - 02
Sunday, 08 December 2019
0257 On August - 02 st Stephen I ends his reign as Catholic Pope
0257 Stefanus I, bishop of Rome (254-57)/heretic fighter, dies on August - 02.
0640 On this day in history severinus, Italian Pope (640), dies
0686 John V, 1st Greeks-Syrian Pope (685-86), dies on August - 02.
0924 Ă†lfweard 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 On August - 02 frederik van Lotharingen elected as 1st Belgium, Pope Stephen IX [X]
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 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 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 Treaty of Passau: Emperor Charles V accepts Lutheran religion on August - 02.
1578 Battle of Rijmenam on this day in history.
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 August - 02.
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 On this day in history kaspar von Stieler, German poet (Teutsche Wolredner)
1649 On August - 02 elisabeth Bas, wife of Dutch Adm Swartenhondt, dies at about 78
1655 Alfonso de la Cueva, Spanish marquis of Bedmar/diplomat, dies at 83 on this day in history.
1665 French expedition against Barbarians in Tunis/Algiers on August - 02.
1696 Mahmud I, Sultan of Ottoman (Turkey) (1730-54)/fought Austria & Russia on this day in history.
1704 On August - 02 duke of Marlborough beats French & Bavarians at Blenheim
1718 On this day in history austrian joins Triple Alliance
1723 Nicolas de Pigage, French classical architect on this day in history.
1738 On this day in history france offers emperor Karel VI mediation in war against Turkey
1746 On August - 02 joan Lucaz, Dutch journalist/patriot
1754 Pierre Charles L'Enfant, France, architect laid out Wash DC on August - 02.