Historical Events In December - 02
Wednesday, 04 August 2021
0537 Sylvester, Italian Pope (536-37), dies on December - 02.
1381 On this day in history john of Ruysbroeck, Flemish mystic
1409 On this day in history the University of Leipzig opens.
1463 Albrecht VI, archduke of Habsburg, dies on this day in history.
1515 On December - 02 gonzalo de Cordoba, Spanish general/strategist/viceroy of Naples, dies
1578 On December - 02 agostino Agazzari, composer
1592 Alexander Farnese, land guardian of Neth (1579-92), dies at 46 on December - 02.
1615 On this day in history louis des Balbes de Berton de Crillon, French general
1620 English language newspaper "Namloos" begins publishing in Amsterdam on this day in history.
1678 On December - 02 nicolaas S Cruquius, Dutch hydraulic engineer (drained Haarlemmermeer)
1682 English earl of Shaftesbury flight to Amsterdam on December - 02.
1697 On December - 02 st Paul's Cathedral opens in London
1719 On this day in history pasquier Quesnel, French theologist (La Foi), dies at 85
1723 On this day in history philip, French duke of Orleans/regent (1715-23)/PM (1723), dies
1728 On December - 02 ferdinando Galiani, Italian economist/philosopher/diplomat
1755 The second Eddystone Lighthouse is destroyed by fire on December - 02.
1760 Joseph Graetz, composer on this day in history.
1763 On this day in history touro shul of Newport RI dedicated (oldest existing US synagogue)
1763 Carl August Thielo, composer, dies at 56 on December - 02.
1774 On December - 02 johann Friedrich Agricola, German (court)composer/organist, dies at 54
1777 British General Howe plots attack on Washington's army for Dec 4 on December - 02.
1777 British Gen Howe plots attack on Washington's army for Dec 4 on December - 02.
1777 Henry Doeff, colonialist (wrote Dutch-Japanese dictionary) on this day in history.
1790 Austrian army occupies Brussels on December - 02.
1802 On December - 02 english sell Suriname to Dutch
1802 On this day in history melancthon Smith Wade, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1868
1804 Napoleon becomes first French emperor, placing crown on his own head on December - 02.
1804 Napoleon Bonaparte crowned Emperor of France on this day in history.
1804 On December - 02 napoleon Bonaparte is crowned emperor of France in Paris
1805 The Battle of Austerlitz gives Napoleon a resounding victory over combined Austrian and Russian forces on this day in history.
1805 On this day in history napoleon defeats Russians & Austrians at Austerlitz
1812 On December - 02 james Madison re-elected president of US, E Gerry vice-pres
1813 On December - 02 prince Willem Frederik accepts constitutional monarchy
1813 Jacob Rosenhaim, composer on December - 02.