Historical Events In August - 02
Wednesday, 30 September 2020
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 Severinus, Italian Pope (640), dies on August - 02.
0686 On this day in history john V, 1st Greeks-Syrian Pope (685-86), dies
0924 Ă†lfweard 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 Frederik van Lotharingen elected as 1st Belgium, Pope Stephen IX [X] on August - 02.
1075 On August - 02 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 On this day in history william II, [Rufus], king of England, shot in New Forest at 44
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 On this day in history jews are expelled from Spain by King Ferdinand & Queen Isabella
1511 On this day in history andrew Barton, Scottish naval leader
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 On this day in history treaty of Passau: Emperor Charles V accepts Lutheran religion
1578 On this day in history battle of Rijmenam
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 August - 02.
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 this day in history.
1632 On August - 02 kaspar von Stieler, German poet (Teutsche Wolredner)
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 this day in history.
1665 On this day in history french expedition against Barbarians in Tunis/Algiers
1696 On this day in history mahmud I, Sultan of Ottoman (Turkey) (1730-54)/fought Austria & Russia
1704 Duke of Marlborough beats French & Bavarians at Blenheim on August - 02.
1718 On August - 02 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 Joan Lucaz, Dutch journalist/patriot on August - 02.
1754 Pierre Charles L'Enfant, France, architect laid out Wash DC on this day in history.