Historical Events In August - 02
Monday, 24 June 2019
0257 St Stephen I ends his reign as Catholic Pope on August - 02.
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 On August - 02 john V, 1st Greeks-Syrian Pope (685-86), dies
0924 Ælfweard of Wessex on August - 02.
1002 On August - 02 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 On August - 02 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 August - 02.
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 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 August - 02 alessandro Achillini, Italian physician/philosopher, dies at 48
1542 French troops leave Flanders on this day in history.
1552 On August - 02 treaty of Passau: Emperor Charles V accepts Lutheran religion
1578 On this day in history battle of Rijmenam
1581 Leiden University names Snellius math professor on this day in history.
1589 On August - 02 henry III, king of Poland/France (1573-89), assassinated at 37
1600 Arent van Dorp, Dutch governor of East-Zealand, dies at about 70 on August - 02.
1610 Henry Hudson enters bay later named after him, the Hudson Bay on August - 02.
1627 Samuel Dircksz van Hoogstraten, Dutch painter on this day in history.
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 Alfonso de la Cueva, Spanish marquis of Bedmar/diplomat, dies at 83 on August - 02.
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 On August - 02 duke of Marlborough beats French & Bavarians at Blenheim
1718 Austrian joins Triple Alliance on August - 02.
1723 Nicolas de Pigage, French classical architect on August - 02.
1738 France offers emperor Karel VI mediation in war against Turkey on this day in history.
1746 On August - 02 joan Lucaz, Dutch journalist/patriot
1754 On August - 02 pierre Charles L'Enfant, France, architect laid out Wash DC