Historical Events In August - 02
Wednesday, 21 April 2021
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 August - 02.
0640 Severinus, Italian Pope (640), dies on August - 02.
0686 On August - 02 john V, 1st Greeks-Syrian Pope (685-86), dies
0924 Ælfweard 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 On this day in history frederik van Lotharingen elected as 1st Belgium, Pope Stephen IX [X]
1075 On August - 02 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 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 August - 02 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 August - 02.
1542 French troops leave Flanders on this day in history.
1552 Treaty of Passau: Emperor Charles V accepts Lutheran religion on August - 02.
1578 On this day in history battle of Rijmenam
1581 On this day in history leiden University names Snellius math professor
1589 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1610 On August - 02 henry Hudson enters bay later named after him, the Hudson Bay
1627 On this day in history samuel Dircksz van Hoogstraten, Dutch painter
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 On August - 02 alfonso de la Cueva, Spanish marquis of Bedmar/diplomat, dies at 83
1665 French expedition against Barbarians in Tunis/Algiers on August - 02.
1696 On August - 02 mahmud I, Sultan of Ottoman (Turkey) (1730-54)/fought Austria & Russia
1704 On this day in history duke of Marlborough beats French & Bavarians at Blenheim
1718 On this day in history austrian joins Triple Alliance
1723 On this day in history nicolas de Pigage, French classical architect
1738 France offers emperor Karel VI mediation in war against Turkey on August - 02.
1746 On August - 02 joan Lucaz, Dutch journalist/patriot
1754 Pierre Charles L'Enfant, France, architect laid out Wash DC on this day in history.