Historical Events In December - 02
Sunday, 17 November 2019
0537 Sylvester, Italian Pope (536-37), dies on December - 02.
1381 On December - 02 john of Ruysbroeck, Flemish mystic
1409 On December - 02 the University of Leipzig opens.
1463 Albrecht VI, archduke of Habsburg, dies on this day in history.
1515 Gonzalo de Cordoba, Spanish general/strategist/viceroy of Naples, dies on December - 02.
1578 On December - 02 agostino Agazzari, composer
1592 On this day in history alexander Farnese, land guardian of Neth (1579-92), dies at 46
1615 Louis des Balbes de Berton de Crillon, French general on December - 02.
1620 On this day in history english language newspaper "Namloos" begins publishing in Amsterdam
1678 On this day in history nicolaas S Cruquius, Dutch hydraulic engineer (drained Haarlemmermeer)
1682 English earl of Shaftesbury flight to Amsterdam on this day in history.
1697 St Paul's Cathedral opens in London on this day in history.
1719 Pasquier Quesnel, French theologist (La Foi), dies at 85 on December - 02.
1723 On December - 02 philip, French duke of Orleans/regent (1715-23)/PM (1723), dies
1728 Ferdinando Galiani, Italian economist/philosopher/diplomat on December - 02.
1755 On December - 02 the second Eddystone Lighthouse is destroyed by fire.
1760 On December - 02 joseph Graetz, composer
1763 Touro shul of Newport RI dedicated (oldest existing US synagogue) on this day in history.
1763 On December - 02 carl August Thielo, composer, dies at 56
1774 Johann Friedrich Agricola, German (court)composer/organist, dies at 54 on December - 02.
1777 British General Howe plots attack on Washington's army for Dec 4 on December - 02.
1777 On December - 02 british Gen Howe plots attack on Washington's army for Dec 4
1777 Henry Doeff, colonialist (wrote Dutch-Japanese dictionary) on December - 02.
1790 On this day in history austrian army occupies Brussels
1802 English sell Suriname to Dutch on this day in history.
1802 On December - 02 melancthon Smith Wade, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1868
1804 Napoleon becomes first French emperor, placing crown on his own head on this day in history.
1804 Napoleon Bonaparte crowned Emperor of France on December - 02.
1804 Napoleon Bonaparte is crowned emperor of France in Paris on December - 02.
1805 The Battle of Austerlitz gives Napoleon a resounding victory over combined Austrian and Russian forces on December - 02.
1805 Napoleon defeats Russians & Austrians at Austerlitz on December - 02.
1812 On December - 02 james Madison re-elected president of US, E Gerry vice-pres
1813 On this day in history prince Willem Frederik accepts constitutional monarchy
1813 Jacob Rosenhaim, composer on December - 02.