Historical Events In December - 02
Wednesday, 23 January 2019
0537 Sylvester, Italian Pope (536-37), dies on this day in history.
1381 John of Ruysbroeck, Flemish mystic on December - 02.
1409 The University of Leipzig opens on this day in history.
1463 Albrecht VI, archduke of Habsburg, dies on December - 02.
1515 Gonzalo de Cordoba, Spanish general/strategist/viceroy of Naples, dies on December - 02.
1578 Agostino Agazzari, composer on December - 02.
1592 On December - 02 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 English language newspaper "Namloos" begins publishing in Amsterdam on this day in history.
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 On December - 02 st Paul's Cathedral opens in London
1719 Pasquier Quesnel, French theologist (La Foi), dies at 85 on December - 02.
1723 Philip, French duke of Orleans/regent (1715-23)/PM (1723), dies on December - 02.
1728 On this day in history ferdinando Galiani, Italian economist/philosopher/diplomat
1755 The second Eddystone Lighthouse is destroyed by fire on December - 02.
1760 On December - 02 joseph Graetz, composer
1763 On December - 02 touro shul of Newport RI dedicated (oldest existing US synagogue)
1763 On this day in history carl August Thielo, composer, dies at 56
1774 On December - 02 johann Friedrich Agricola, German (court)composer/organist, dies at 54
1777 On this day in history british General Howe plots attack on Washington's army for Dec 4
1777 On December - 02 british Gen Howe plots attack on Washington's army for Dec 4
1777 On this day in history henry Doeff, colonialist (wrote Dutch-Japanese dictionary)
1790 Austrian army occupies Brussels on this day in history.
1802 On December - 02 english sell Suriname to Dutch
1802 On December - 02 melancthon Smith Wade, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1868
1804 On December - 02 napoleon becomes first French emperor, placing crown on his own head
1804 On this day in history napoleon Bonaparte crowned Emperor of France
1804 On this day in history napoleon Bonaparte is crowned emperor of France in Paris
1805 On this day in history the Battle of Austerlitz gives Napoleon a resounding victory over combined Austrian and Russian forces
1805 Napoleon defeats Russians & Austrians at Austerlitz on this day in history.
1812 On this day in history james Madison re-elected president of US, E Gerry vice-pres
1813 Prince Willem Frederik accepts constitutional monarchy on December - 02.
1813 On December - 02 jacob Rosenhaim, composer